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Evaluation of volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) with Oncentra MasterPlan® for the treatment of head and neck cancer

Alvarez-Moret, Judith and Pohl, Fabian and Koelbl, Oliver and Dobler, Barbara (2010) Evaluation of volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) with Oncentra MasterPlan® for the treatment of head and neck cancer. Radiation oncology 5, p. 110.

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Abstract

Background Several comparison studies have shown the capability of VMAT to achieve similar or better plan quality as IMRT, while reducing the treatment time. The experience of VMAT in a multi vendor environment is limited. We compared the plan quality and performance of VMAT to IMRT and we investigate the effects of varying various user-selectable parameters. Methods IMRT, single arc VMAT and ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:2010
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Strahlentherapie
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
Identification Number:
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21092163PubMed ID
10.1186/1748-717X-5-110DOI
Classification:
NotationType
AlgorithmsMESH
Carcinoma/radiotherapyMESH
Feasibility StudiesMESH
Head and Neck Neoplasms/radiotherapyMESH
HumansMESH
Image EnhancementMESH
RadiometryMESH
Radiotherapy Planning, Computer-Assisted/methodsMESH
Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated/methodsMESH
Time FactorsMESH
Subjects:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Owner: Universitätsbibliothek Regensburg
Deposited On:25 May 2011 09:57
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 17:25
Item ID:20984
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