Quality control of custom block making in radiation therapy.


Custom blocks are the most commonly used field shaping device in radiotherapy. They offer many advantages in daily clinical use. However, as with all accessories used for patient treatments, care must be taken with their use. As such, a quality control program to check block cutting accuracy is recommended as a routine part of their clinical use. We have… (More)

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@article{Johnson1989QualityCO, title={Quality control of custom block making in radiation therapy.}, author={J. M. Johnson and B J Gerbi}, journal={Medical dosimetry : official journal of the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists}, year={1989}, volume={14 3}, pages={199-202} }