Measurements of Characteristics of Time Pattern in Dose Delivery in Step-and-Shoot IMRT

Abstract

Although intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) has already shown its clinical benefit, there are some issues which are not yet fully understood. Among these is the question whether the protracted dose delivery due to the lowered dose rate has any radiobiological consequences. To investigate this question, an exact characterization of dose rate profiles in… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00066-005-1289-7

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