Intensity-modulated radiation therapy : the state of the art : American Association of Physicists in Medicine 2003 Summer School Proceedings, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 22-26, 2003 /
edited by Jatinder R. Palta, T. Rockwell Mackie.
Madison, WI : Published for the American Association of Physicists in Medicine by Medical Physics Pub., c2003.
xvi, 888 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
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Table of Contents
Prefacep. ix
List of Contributorsp. xi
Historical Perspective On IMRTp. 1
Mathematical Optimization For The Inverse Problem Of Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapyp. 25
Physical Optimizationp. 51
Biological Indices For Evaluation And Optimization Of IMRTp. 77
Aperture-Based Inverse Planningp. 115
Medical Imaging In IMRT Planningp. 139
Target And Critical Structure Definitions, Dose Prescription And Reporting For IMRTp. 183
What Is Different About IMRT?p. 199
IMRT Delivery Using Serial Tomotherapyp. 221
Helical Tomotherapyp. 247
Static MLC IMRT (Step And Shoot)p. 285
Dynamic MLC IMRTp. 319
Functional Requirements For IMRTp. 373
Radiation Shielding For IMRTp. 401
Dosimetry Metrology For IMRTp. 415
Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy: The Good, The Bad, And The Misconceptionsp. 439
Commissioning And Quality Assurance For IMRT Treatment Planningp. 449
Clinical Implementation Of IMRT Treatment Planningp. 475
Patient-Specific Quality Assurance In IMRTp. 495
Monitor Unit Calculation And Plan Validation For Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapyp. 515
Monte Carlo And IMRTp. 531
IMRT Delivery System QAp. 561
Tolerance Limits And Action Levels For Planning And Delivery Of IMRTp. 593
Quality Assurance: When And What Is Enough For IMRT?p. 613
IMRT For Prostate Cancerp. 617
Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy For Head And Neck Cancerp. 631
Lung Cancer Radiotherapyp. 645
Methods To Manage Respiratory Motion In Radiation Treatmentp. 663
X-Ray--Guided IMRTp. 703
Patient Positioning Using Optical And Ultrasound Techniquesp. 727
Modulated Electron Therapyp. 749
Compensated And Intensity-Modulated Proton Therapyp. 787
Socio-Economic Issues Of Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapyp. 829
The Future Of IMRTp. 843
Novel Uses And Applications of IMRTp. 875
List Of Acronymsp. 883
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