Patient positioning in head and neck cancer

@article{Leitzen2018PatientPI,
  title={Patient positioning in head and neck cancer},
  author={Christina Leitzen and Timo Martin Wilhelm-Buchstab and Thomas M{\"u}dder and Martina Heimann and David Koch and Christopher Schmeel and Birgit Simon and Sabina Stumpf and Susanne Vornholt and Stephan Garbe and Fred R{\"o}hner and Felix Schoroth and Hans Heinz Schild and Heinrich Sch{\"u}ller},
  journal={Strahlentherapie und Onkologie},
  year={2018},
  volume={194},
  pages={386-391}
}
ObjectiveTo evaluate the interfractional variations of patient positioning during intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) with helical tomotherapy in head and neck cancer and to calculate the required safety margins (sm) for bony landmarks resulting from the necessary table adjustments.Materials and methodsIn all, 15 patients with head and neck cancer were irradiated using the Hi-Art II tomotherapy system between April and September 2016. Before therapy sessions, patient position was frequently… 

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