Inverse planning of intensity modulated proton therapy.

@article{Nill2004InversePO,
  title={Inverse planning of intensity modulated proton therapy.},
  author={S. Nill and Thomas Bortfeld and Uwe Oelfke},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur medizinische Physik},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={35-40}
}
A common requirement of radiation therapy is that treatment planning for different radiation modalities is devised on the basis of the same treatment planning system (TPS). The present study presents a novel multi-modal TPS with separate modules for the dose calculation, the optimization engine and the graphical user interface, which allows to integrate different treatment modalities. For heavy-charged particles, both most promising techniques, the distal edge tracking (DET) and the 3… CONTINUE READING

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