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Autores: Azorin, J.F.P.; et al.
Revista: PHYSICS IN MEDICINE AND BIOLOGY
ISSN 0031-9155  Vol. 62  Nº 18  2017  págs. N417 - N427
In this study, we present a new procedure for the comparison of two dose matrices by means of a statistical test. A statistical distance is proposed to decide whether the difference between the two matrices is statistically significant. This statistical test is based on the square difference between the experimental and expected gamma matrix results. The expected gamma matrix is calculated by simulating the measurement process. For comparison purposes, the significance level of the test was chosen to give the same statistical significance as 90% of gamma-pass rate. The performance of the statistical distance is checked against 53 VMAT. The power of the presented test was compared using simulations with the 90% gamma-pass rate criteria for two cases in which intentional errors are introduced. In both cases, the test is uniformly more powerful. According to the test, two of the measured plans have a significant difference with calculated matrices, although the gamma pass rate measured was always greater than 90%.