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Total Body Irradiation - an Attachment Free Sweeping Beam Technique

Haertl, Petra, Treutwein, Marius , Hautmann, Matthias G., Maerz, Manuel, Pohl, Fabian, Koelbl, Oliver and Dobler, Barbara (2016) Total Body Irradiation - an Attachment Free Sweeping Beam Technique. Radiation Oncology 11 (81).

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Introduction A sweeping beam technique for total body irradiation in standard treatment rooms and for standard linear accelerators (linacs) is introduced, which does not require any accessory attached to the linac. Lung shielding is facilitated to reduce the risk of pulmonary toxicity. Additionally, the applicability of a commercial radiotherapy planning system (RTPS) is examined. Material and ...


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Item type:Article
Date:10 June 2016
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Strahlentherapie
Projects:Open Access Publizieren (DFG)
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27287010PubMed ID
Keywords:Total body irradiation; Sweeping beam technique; Lung shielding; Dosimetry; 3D treatment planning
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
Item ID:33719
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