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Table 4 ID delivered to the OARs and NT for the VMAT-S, IMRT and HT plans x ¯ ± σ

From: SmartArc-based volumetric modulated arc therapy for endometrial cancer: a dosimetric comparison with helical tomotherapy and intensity-modulated radiation therapy

Plans VMAT-S IMRT HT
  Mean Mean P Mean P
  (Gy × L) (Gy × L)   (Gy × L)  
Bowel 23.83 23.22 0.35 23.45 0.21
Rectum 3.18 3.34 0.36 3.26 0.32
Bladder 11.40 11.98 0.17 11.02 0.20
Pelvic bones 36.60 36.10 0.21 37.50 0.35
Normal tissue 262.30 258.50 0.11 265.12 0.09
  1. ID: integral dose, OARs: organs at risk, NT: normal tissue, VMAT-S: volumetric modulated arc therapy with SmartArc, IMRT: intensity-modulated radiotherapy, HT: helical tomotherapy.