Radiotherapy planning using MRI.

  title={Radiotherapy planning using MRI.},
  author={Maria A. Schmidt and Geoffrey S Payne},
  journal={Physics in medicine and biology},
  volume={60 22},
  • M. Schmidt, G. Payne
  • Published 28 October 2015
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Physics in medicine and biology
The use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in radiotherapy (RT) planning is rapidly expanding. We review the wide range of image contrast mechanisms available to MRI and the way they are exploited for RT planning. However a number of challenges are also considered: the requirements that MR images are acquired in the RT treatment position, that they are geometrically accurate, that effects of patient motion during the scan are minimized, that tissue markers are clearly demonstrated, that an… 
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