Clinician's guide to prostate IMRT plan assessment and optimisation.

@article{Martin2010CliniciansGT,
  title={Clinician's guide to prostate IMRT plan assessment and optimisation.},
  author={Jarad Marcus Martin and Jim Frantzis and Thomas N. Eade and Pei-Yun Chung},
  journal={Journal of medical imaging and radiation oncology},
  year={2010},
  volume={54 6},
  pages={
          569-75
        }
}
Intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) offers dosimetric benefit for irregularly shaped treatment volumes compared to three-dimensional conformal approaches. Some groups advocate IMRT as the standard of care for prostate radiotherapy. For clinicians, assessment of an IMRT plan can introduce new opportunities and challenges. Although a standard IMRT plan may be deemed acceptable by meeting pre-set dose constraints, further optimisation may yield a superior treatment plan by further reducing… CONTINUE READING
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