Fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy: rationale and methods.

  title={Fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy: rationale and methods.},
  author={Timothy D. Solberg and Michael T. Selch and James B. Smathers and Antonio DeSalles},
  journal={Medical dosimetry : official journal of the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists},
  volume={23 3},
Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) has become a widely accepted technique for the treatment intracranial neoplasms. Combined with modern imaging modalities, SRS has established its efficacy in a variety of indications. From the outset, however, it was recognized that the delivery of a single large dose of radiation was essentially "bad biology made better by good physics." To achieve the accuracy required to compensate for this biological shortcoming, the application of SRS has required that a… CONTINUE READING

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