Application of AAPM TG 119 to volumetric arc therapy (VMAT)

  title={Application of AAPM TG 119 to volumetric arc therapy (VMAT)},
  author={Dinesh Kumar Mynampati and Ravindra Yaparpalvi and Linda Hong and Hsiang‐Chi Kuo and Dennis Mah},
  booktitle={Journal of applied clinical medical physics},
The purpose of this study was to create AAPM TG 119 benchmark plans for volumetric arc therapy (VMAT) and to compare VMAT plans with IMRT plan data. AAPM TG 119 proposes a set of test clinical cases for testing the accuracy of IMRT planning and delivery system. For these test cases, we generated two treatment plans, the first plan using 7-9 static dMLC IMRT fields and a second plan utilizing one- or two-arc VMAT technique. Dose optimization and calculations performed using 6 MV photons and… CONTINUE READING

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