Clinical Study of Orthogonal-View Phase-Matched Digital Tomosynthesis for Lung Tumor Localization

  title={Clinical Study of Orthogonal-View Phase-Matched Digital Tomosynthesis for Lung Tumor Localization},
  author={You Zhang and Lei Ren and Irina Vergalasova and Fang-Fang Yin},
  journal={Technology in Cancer Research \& Treatment},
  pages={866 - 878}
  • You Zhang, L. Ren, F. Yin
  • Published 28 April 2017
  • Medicine, Physics
  • Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment
Background and Purpose: Compared to cone-beam computed tomography, digital tomosynthesis imaging has the benefits of shorter scanning time, less imaging dose, and better mechanical clearance for tumor localization in radiation therapy. However, for lung tumors, the localization accuracy of the conventional digital tomosynthesis technique is affected by the lack of depth information and the existence of lung tumor motion. This study investigates the clinical feasibility of using an orthogonal… 
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