Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy

Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy

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Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) has emerged as an important innovative treatment for various primary and metastatic cancers. This book provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of the physical/technological, biological, and clinical aspects of SBRT. It will serve as a detailed resource for this rapidly developing treatment modality. The organ sites covered include lung, liver, spine, pancreas, prostate, adrenal, head and neck, and female reproductive tract. Retrospective studies and prospective clinical trials on SBRT for various organ sites from around the world are examined, and toxicities and normal tissue constraints are discussed. This book features unique insights from world-renowned experts in SBRT from North America, Asia, and Europe. It will be necessary reading for radiation oncologists, radiation oncology residents and fellows, medical physicists, medical physics residents, medical oncologists, surgical oncologists, and cancer scientists.TrueBeam STx offer the Varian IsoCal system to measure this flex as a function of gantry and collimator angle and then to ... They positioned an anthropomorphic head phantom using ExacTrac X-ray imaging and then performed online 3D matching and offline 6D matching. ... In a study by Schreibmann et al., the authors compared the results of manual 3D matching to automated 6D matching for 10spinalanbsp;...

Title:Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
Author:Simon S. Lo, Bin S. Teh, Jiade J. Lu, Tracey E. Schefter
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-08-28


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