Thermoacoustic range verification using a clinical ultrasound array provides perfectly co-registered overlay of the Bragg peak onto an ultrasound image.

@article{Patch2016ThermoacousticRV,
  title={Thermoacoustic range verification using a clinical ultrasound array provides perfectly co-registered overlay of the Bragg peak onto an ultrasound image.},
  author={S. K. Patch and Michel Kireeff Covo and Amy S. Jackson and Y M Qadadha and Keith H S Campbell and Robert A. Albright and P Bloemhard and Alexander P. Donoghue and C R Siero and Thomas L. Gimpel and Scott Small and Brien F. Ninemire and Matthew Bruce Johnson and Larry Phair},
  journal={Physics in medicine and biology},
  year={2016},
  volume={61 15},
  pages={5621-38}
}
The potential of particle therapy due to focused dose deposition in the Bragg peak has not yet been fully realized due to inaccuracies in range verification. The purpose of this work was to correlate the Bragg peak location with target structure, by overlaying the location of the Bragg peak onto a standard ultrasound image. Pulsed delivery of 50 MeV protons… CONTINUE READING