TITLE

Systematisation of spatial uncertainties for comparison between a MR and a CT-based radiotherapy workflow for prostate treatments

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Radiation Oncology;2009, Vol. 4, p54
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
47324552

 

Related Articles

  • Registration accuracy for MR images of the prostate using a subvolume based registration protocol. Jonsson, Joakim H.; Brynolfsson, Patrik; Garpebring, Anders; Karlsson, Mikael; Söderström, Karin; Nyholm, Tufve // Radiation Oncology;2011, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p73 

    Background: In recent years, there has been a considerable research effort concerning the integration of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) into the external radiotherapy workflow motivated by the superior soft tissue contrast as compared to computed tomography. Image registration is a necessary...

  • Converting from CT- to MRI-only-based target definition in radiotherapy of localized prostate cancer: A comparison between two modalities. Seppälä, Tiina; Visapää, Harri; Collan, Juhani; Kapanen, Mika; Beule, Annette; Kouri, Mauri; Tenhunen, Mikko; Saarilahti, Kauko; Seppälä, Tiina; Visapää, Harri // Strahlentherapie und Onkologie;Nov2015, Vol. 191 Issue 11, p862 

    Purpose: To investigate the conversion of prostate cancer radiotherapy (RT) target definition from CT-based planning into an MRI-only-based planning procedure.Materials and Methods: Using the CT- and MRI-only-based RT planning protocols, 30 prostate cancer patients...

  • Treatment planning using MRI data: an analysis of the dose calculation accuracy for different treatment regions. Jonsson, Joakim H.; Karlsson, Magnus G.; Karlsson, Mikael; Nyholm, Tufve // Radiation Oncology;2010, Vol. 5, p62 

    Background: Because of superior soft tissue contrast, the use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as a complement to computed tomography (CT) in the target definition procedure for radiotherapy is increasing. To keep the workflow simple and cost effective and to reduce patient dose, it is...

  • Dose mapping sensitivity to deformable registration uncertainties in fractionated radiotherapy -- applied to prostate proton treatments. Tilly, David; Tilly, Nina; Ahnesjö, Anders // BMC Medical Physics;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1 

    Background: Calculation of accumulated dose in fractionated radiotherapy based on spatial mapping of the dose points generally requires deformable image registration (DIR). The accuracy of the accumulated dose thus depends heavily on the DIR quality. This motivates investigations of how the...

  • Two-thirds with rising PSA are disease-free post-XRT. Hannapel, Coriene E. // Urology Times;Apr2000, Vol. 28 Issue 4, p12 

    Focuses on the effectiveness of radiotherapy in treatment of prostate cancer. Comparison between two-dimensional and three-dimensional radiotherapy; Durham, North Carolina-based Duke University Medical Center researcher Mitchell S. Anscher's presentation at the American Society for...

  • Quantitative Measures for Evaluation of Ultrasound Therapies of the Prostate. Kobelevskiy, Ilya; Burtnyk, Mathieu; Bronskill, Michael; Chopra, Rajiv // AIP Conference Proceedings;3/9/2010, Vol. 1215 Issue 1, p229 

    Development of non-invasive techniques for prostate cancer treatment requires implementation of quantitative measures for evaluation of the treatment results. In this paper. we introduce measures that estimate spatial targeting accuracy and potential thermal damage to the structures surrounding...

  • Nomogram forecasts outcome of 3-D radiotherapy. Tennant, Scott // Urology Times;Dec2000, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p18 

    Focuses on the use of nomograms for predicting treatment outcome following three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Comparison between nomogram and brachytherapy prediction tool in terms of patient discrimination; Construction and validation...

  • Prostate Cancer.  // Current Medical Literature: Urology;2009, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p51 

    The article focuses on studies related to prostate cancer. A study showed no significant difference in terms of the 10- and 20- year overall survival (OS) rate between men who did and did not receive adjuvant radiotherapy. Another study on men who underwent radical radiotherapy concluded that...

  • Bildgestützte Strahlentherapie. Wenz, F.; Belka, C.; Reiser, M.; Schönberg, S.O. // Der Radiologe;Mar2012, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p207 

    Clinical issue: The introduction of image-guided radiotherapy (IGRT) has changed the workflow in radiation oncology more dramatically than any other innovation in the last decades. Standard treatment: Imaging for treatment planning before the initiation of the radiotherapy series does not take...

  • The Feasibility of Conformal Thermal Therapy with Transurethral Ultrasound Heating Applicators and MR Temperature Feedback. Choy, Vanessa; Kee Tang; Wachsmuth, Jeff; Chopra, Rajiv; Bronskill, Michael // AIP Conference Proceedings;2006, Vol. 829 Issue 1, p146 

    Transurethral thermal therapy offers a minimally invasive alternative for the treatment of prostate diseases including benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) and prostate cancer. Accurate heating of a targeted region of the gland can be achieved through the use of a rotating directional heating...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics