Comparability of three output prediction models for a compact passively double‐scattered proton therapy system

  title={Comparability of three output prediction models for a compact passively double‐scattered proton therapy system},
  author={Sven Ferguson and Yong Chen and Clara Ferreira and Mohammad Rafiqul Islam and Vance P. Keeling and Andy Lau and Salahuddin Ahmad and Hosang Jin},
  journal={Journal of Applied Clinical Medical Physics},
  pages={108 - 117}
&NA; The purpose of this study was to investigate comparability of three output prediction models for a compact double‐scattered proton therapy system. Two published output prediction models are commissioned for our Mevion S250 proton therapy system. Model A is a correction‐based model (Sahoo et al., Med Phys, 2008;35(11):5088–5097) and model B is an analytical model which employs a function of r = (R’‐M’)/M’ (Kooy et al., Phys Med Biol, 2005;50:5487–5456) where R’ is defined as depth of distal… 

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