Goetzfried, Thomas and Rickhey, Mark and Treutwein, Marius and Koelbl, Oliver and Bogner, Ludwig (2011) Monte Carlo simulations to replace film dosimetry in IMRT verification. Zeitschrift für Medizinische Physik 21 (1), pp. 19-25.
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Patient-specific verification of intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) plans can be done by dosimetric measurements or by independent dose or monitor unit calculations. The aim of this study was the clinical evaluation of IMRT verification based on a fast Monte Carlo (MC) program with regard to possible benefits compared to commonly used film dosimetry. 25 head-and-neck IMRT plans were ...
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|Additional Information (public):||NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in <Zeitschrift für Medizinische Physik>. Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Zeitschrift für Medizinische Physik, VOL 21, ISSUE 1, 2011, DOI 10.1016/j.zemedi.2010.05.002|
|Institutions:||Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Strahlentherapie|
|Keywords:||IMRT;Monte Carlo simulation;Film dosimetry;QA;Monte-Carlo-Simulation;Filmdosimetrie;Qualitätssicherung|
|Dewey Decimal Classification:||500 Science > 530 Physics|
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 13:37|
|Last modified:||13 Mar 2014 18:37|