A novel methodology for 3D deformable dosimetry

Yeo, U, Taylor, M, Dunn, L, Kron, T, Smith, R and Franich, R 2012, 'A novel methodology for 3D deformable dosimetry', Medical Physics, vol. 39, no. 4, pp. 2203-2213.


Document type: Journal Article
Collection: Journal Articles

Title A novel methodology for 3D deformable dosimetry
Author(s) Yeo, U
Taylor, M
Dunn, L
Kron, T
Smith, R
Franich, R
Year 2012
Journal name Medical Physics
Volume number 39
Issue number 4
Start page 2203
End page 2213
Total pages 11
Publisher American Association of Physicists in Medicine
Abstract Purpose: Interfraction and intrafraction variation in anatomic structures is a significant challenge in contemporary radiotherapy. The objective of this work is to develop a novel tool for deformable structure dosimetry, using a tissue-equivalent deformable gel dosimeter that can reproducibly simulate targets subject to deformation. This will enable direct measurement of integrated doses delivered in different deformation states, and the verification of dose deforming algorithms.
Subject Medical Physics
Atomic, Molecular, Nuclear, Particle and Plasma Physics not elsewhere classified
Keyword(s) 3D gel dosimetry
dose deformation
optical CT
organ deformation
DOI - identifier 10.1118/1.3694107
Copyright notice © 2012 American Association of Physicists in Medicine.
ISSN 0094-2405
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