MegaVoltage Cone Beam Computed Tomography with a standard medical linear accelerator

Markwell, Timothy S. (2015) MegaVoltage Cone Beam Computed Tomography with a standard medical linear accelerator. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.


Accurate patient positioning is vital for improved clinical outcomes for cancer treatments using radiotherapy. This project has developed Mega Voltage Cone Beam CT using a standard medical linear accelerator to allow 3D imaging of the patient position at treatment time with no additional hardware required. Providing 3D imaging functionality at no further cost allows enhanced patient position verification on older linear accelerators and in developing countries where access to new technology is limited.

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ID Code: 87438
Item Type: QUT Thesis (PhD)
Supervisor: Fielding, Andrew & Trapp, Jamie
Keywords: Radiotherapy, MegaVoltage, Cone Beam CT, Computer Tomography, Medical Imaging
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 28 Sep 2015 01:58
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2015 22:24

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