Patient positioning using implanted gold markers with the Novalis Body system in the thoracic spine.


OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of implanted gold marker registration compared with bony fusion alignment for patient positioning using the Novalis Body system. METHODS Eighteen treatment fractions of stereotactic spinal radiotherapy were analyzed for three patients who each had three implanted gold seeds placed near their spinal lesions before… (More)
DOI: 10.1227/01.neu.0000325938.08605.eb


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