A comparison of two immobilization systems for stereotactic body radiation therapy of lung tumors.

@article{Han2010ACO,
  title={A comparison of two immobilization systems for stereotactic body radiation therapy of lung tumors.},
  author={Kathy Han and Patrick W H Cheung and Parminder S. Basran and Ian Poon and Latifa Yeung and Fiona Lochray},
  journal={Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={95 1},
  pages={103-8}
}
PURPOSE This study aims to compare the efficacy, efficiency and comfort level of two immobilization systems commonly used in lung stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT): the Bodyfix and the abdominal compression plate (ACP). MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-four patients undergoing SBRT for medically inoperable stage I lung cancer or pulmonary metastases were entered on this prospective randomized study. All underwent 4DCT simulation with free breathing, the Bodyfix, and the ACP to assess… CONTINUE READING
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