Magnetic Tracking System for Radiation Therapy

@article{Loke2010MagneticTS,
  title={Magnetic Tracking System for Radiation Therapy},
  author={Wing-Fai Loke and Tae-Young Choi and Teimour Maleki and Lech Papiez and Babak Ziaie and Byunghoo Jung},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems},
  year={2010},
  volume={4},
  pages={223-231}
}
Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) requires precise delivery of the prescribed dose of radiation to the target and surrounding tissue. Irradiation of moving body anatomy is possible only if stable, accurate, and reliable information about the moving body structures are provided in real time. This paper presents a magnetic position tracking system for radiation therapy. The proposed system uses only four transmitting coils and an implantable transponder. The four transmitting coils… 
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