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Commissioning of volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) in a dual-vendor environment

Dobler, Barbara and Groeger, Christian and Treutwein, Marius and Alvarez Moret, Judith and Goetzfried, Thomas and Weidner, Karin and Härtl, Petra and Koelbl, Oliver (2011) Commissioning of volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) in a dual-vendor environment. Radiotherapy and Oncology (99), pp. 86-89.

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Other URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.radonc.2011.01.024


Methods and results for commissioning of the complete VMAT delivery chain are presented for the combination of Nucletron's Oncentra MasterPlan® v3.3 with Elekta's Mosaiq® v1.6 and SynergyS® linac. VMAT specific linac commissioning included determination of the size of the minimal dynamic leaf gap. Dosimetric validation of the complete treatment chain was performed using a 2D-ionization-chamber-array and showed excellent dosimetric results.

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Item Type:Article
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Strahlentherapie
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21458090PubMed ID
Keywords: Volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT); Commissioning; Clinical implementation
Subjects:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Deposited On:06 Feb 2012 13:28
Last Modified:08 Feb 2012 09:49
Item ID:23390
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