Comparison of setup accuracy of three different thermoplastic masks for the treatment of brain and head and neck tumors.

@article{Gilbeau2001ComparisonOS,
  title={Comparison of setup accuracy of three different thermoplastic masks for the treatment of brain and head and neck tumors.},
  author={Laurent Gilbeau and Mich{\`e}le Octave-Prignot and Th Loncol and Laurette Renard and Pierre G M Scalliet and Vincent Gr{\'e}goire},
  journal={Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology},
  year={2001},
  volume={58 2},
  pages={155-62}
}
PURPOSE Setup accuracy is an important factor influencing the definition of the planning target volume (PTV). The purpose of this study was to compare the setup accuracy of three different thermoplastic masks used for immobilization of patients with brain or head and neck tumors. MATERIALS AND METHODS Thirty patients with brain or head and neck tumors were consecutively assigned to one of three different thermoplastic masks (Posifix): head mask with three fixation points (3 FP, ten patients… CONTINUE READING