Application of active breathing control in 3-dimensional conformal radiation therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma: the feasibility and benefit.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE To investigate the feasibility and effectiveness of utilizing active breathing coordinator (ABC) in 3DCRT for HCC. MATERIALS AND METHODS A dosimetric comparison between the free-breathing (FB) plan and ABC plan in HCC 3DCRT was performed. Set-up errors and reproducibility of diaphragm position using ABC were measured, and patients… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.radonc.2007.12.006

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