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Erratum to: Methodology for commissioning a brachytherapy treatment planning system in the era of 3D planning

  • Claire DempseyEmail author
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Erratum to: Australas Phys Eng Sci Med DOI 10.1007/s13246-010-0036-2

A calculation error has occurred in Table 3 of the original article published in OnlineFirst. The corrected Table 3 is shown below.
Table 3

Conformity Index (COIN) values calculated for three different treatment sites

Treatment site

Plan

CTV (cm3)

CTV(100) (cm3)

V(100) (cm3)

COIN

Prostate

Non-optimized

44.96

36.73

45.28

0.66

IPSA

44.96

44.11

64.37

0.67

Vaginal Wall

Non-optimized

26.91

17.66

27.69

0.42

IPSA

26.91

19.71

29.57

0.48

Uterine Cervix

Non-optimized

68.09

62.26

99.36

0.70

IPSA

68.09

67.85

96.39

0.57

Each site had non-optimized and IPSA optimized plans created. The PTV was used as the CTV used in the COIN formula [21, 22]. The reference isodose was the 100% isodose line

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© Australasian College of Physical Scientists and Engineers in Medicine 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Radiation OncologyCalvary Mater Newcastle HospitalNewcastleAustralia
  2. 2.School of Health SciencesUniversity of NewcastleNewcastleAustralia

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