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Table. 4.

Table. 4.

The MUs and NTID in supraglottic larynx, hard palate, and tongue cancers using the IMRT and VMAT techniques

Site MUs NTID


IMRT VMAT P-value IMRT VMAT P-value
Supraglottic larynx 871.59±66.70 875.64±84.56 0.971 3.77±1.08 3.60±1.08 0.003
Hard palate 854.57±80.32 876.35±88.65 0.307 4.53±1.83 3.95±1.35 0.025
Tongue 915.35±79.48 984.64±123.01 <0.001 3.35±1.09 3.09±0.91 <0.001

Values are presented as mean±standard deviation.

MU, monitor unit; NTID, integral dose to normal tissue; IMRT, intensity-modulated radiation therapy; VMAT, volumetric modulated arc therapy.

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