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Document type:
Konferenzbeitrag 
Author(s):
Selby, B. P.; Walter, S.; Sakas, G.; Stilla, U. 
Title:
Automatic Geometry Calibration of X-Ray Equipment for Image Guided Radiotherapy 
Abstract:
Purpose: A growing number of commercial health centers employ particleradiation for external tumor treatment. Allowing highly accuratedose delivery onto the carcinogen tissue these techniques are ofgreat benefit for the patients, but also require high precision concerningthe patient alignment. Position correction approaches comparing X-rayimages of the current patient position to a reference CT series allowfinal treatment set-up preciseness of less than 1 mm in the tumorarea. However, image base...    »
 
Book / Congress title:
Particle Therapy Co-Operative Group 
Year:
2008