Examination of pencil beam predictions of small-field dose using dosimetry film and Monte Carlo simulations
Kairn, Tanya, Kenny, John, Aland, Trent, Crowe, Scott, & Trapp, Jamie (2010) Examination of pencil beam predictions of small-field dose using dosimetry film and Monte Carlo simulations. In Kron, Tomas & Rosenfeld, Anatoly (Eds.) Proceedings of 16th International Conference on Solid State Dosimetry, International Solid State Dosimetry Organisation, Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, Sydney.
The iPlan treatment planning sys-tem uses a pencil beam algorithm, with density cor-rections, to predict the doses delivered by very small (stereotactic) radiotherapy fields. This study tests the accuracy of dose predictions made by iPlan, for small-field treatments delivered to a planar solid wa-ter phantom and to heterogeneous human tissue using the BrainLAB m3 micro-multileaf collimator.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||Treatment Planning, Radiotherapy, Monte Carlo, IMRT, Stereotactic|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > PHYSICAL SCIENCES (020000) > OTHER PHYSICAL SCIENCES (029900) > Medical Physics (029903)|
|Divisions:||Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology|
Past > Schools > Physics
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2010 [please consult the authors]|
|Deposited On:||14 Oct 2010 10:34|
|Last Modified:||11 Aug 2011 01:09|
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