Image registration: an essential part of radiation therapy treatment planning.

@article{Rosenman1998ImageRA,
  title={Image registration: an essential part of radiation therapy treatment planning.},
  author={Julian G. Rosenman and Elizabeth Miller and Gregg Tracton and Timothy Cullip},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1998},
  volume={40 1},
  pages={197-205}
}
PURPOSE We believe that a three-dimensional (3D) registration of nonplanning (diagnostic) imaging data with the planning computed tomography (CT) offers a substantial improvement in tumor target identification for many radiation therapy patients. The purpose of this article is to review and discuss our experience to date. METHODS AND MATERIALS We reviewed the charts and treatment planning records of all patients that underwent 3D radiation treatment planning in our department from June 1994… CONTINUE READING

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