Choreographing couch and collimator in volumetric modulated arc therapy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Central Nervous System Neoplasms
  • Organs at Risk
  • Particle Accelerators
  • Radiotherapy Planning, Computer-Assisted
  • Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated

abstract

  • Optimized couch, gantry, and collimator trajectories may be integrated into VMAT with improved mechanical flexibility and may provide better dosimetric properties and improved efficiency in the treatment of CNS tumors.

publication date

  • July 15, 2011

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2010.10.016

PubMed ID

  • 21377811

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1238

end page

  • 47

volume

  • 80

number

  • 4