Immersive Visualization with Automated Collision Detection for Radiotherapy Treatment Planning

@article{Ward2007ImmersiveVW,
  title={Immersive Visualization with Automated Collision Detection for Radiotherapy Treatment Planning},
  author={James W. Ward and R. Phillips and Thomas J Williams and C. Shang and L. Page and C. Prest and Andy W. Beavis},
  journal={Studies in health technology and informatics},
  year={2007},
  volume={125},
  pages={491-6}
}
Intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) is a technique for treating cancer tumours using external delivery of radiation. To create a treatment plan the directions of the external radiation beams (typically 5 to 9) need to be specified. Normally the beams are all coplanar due to the added complexity of planning and patient set-up for non-coplanar beams… CONTINUE READING