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Re-irradiating spinal column metastases using IMRT and VMAT with and without flattening filter - A treatment planning study

Dobler, Barbara, Khemissi, Amine, Obermeier, Tina, Hautmann, Matthias G., Katsilieri, Zaira and Kölbl, Oliver (2016) Re-irradiating spinal column metastases using IMRT and VMAT with and without flattening filter - A treatment planning study. Radiation Oncology 11 (33), pp. 1-9.

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Background The aim of this study was to investigate the potential of the flattening filter free (FFF) mode of a linear accelerator for intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) for patients with in-field recurrence of vertebral metastases. Methods An Elekta Synergy Linac with Agility™ head is used to simulate the treatment of ten patients with ...

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Item type:Article
Date:1 March 2016
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Strahlentherapie
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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10.1186/s13014-016-0603-0DOI
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:33539
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