Ian R Cowley

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PURPOSE When one is comparing two dose distributions, a number of methods have been published to combine dose difference and distance to agreement into a single measure. Some have been defined as pass/fail indices and some as numeric indices. We show that the pass/fail indices can all be used to derive numeric indices, and we compare the results of using(More)
INTRODUCTION Modern radiotherapy image guidance enables the treatment of extracranial targets with the required accuracy for safe delivery of radiosurgical treatments. The first two years' experience of spinal radiosurgery in a UK radiotherapy centre is reported. MATERIALS AND METHODS Patients with primary or metastatic spinal lesions were treated using(More)
Kodak recently introduced new packaging for its X-Omat V verification film, including a label on the exterior of the packet. Patient images taken using the film in an image intensification cassette showed artefacts which appeared to be related to the label. Investigation showed the effect was only observed in conditions of high-Z build-up or backscatter or(More)
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