Monitor Unit

Known as: MU 
A unit of measure of ionization in a linear accelerator treatment beam within the treatment head.
National Institutes of Health

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2010
Highly Cited
2010
PURPOSE To develop an optimization method using volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) and evaluate VMAT plans relative to the… (More)
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2010
2010
The requirement of an independent verification of the monitor units (MU) or time calculated to deliver the prescribed dose to a… (More)
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2004
2004
A spreadsheet based program is presented to perform an independent Monitor Unit (MU) calculation verification for the Quality… (More)
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2003
2003
The delivery of intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) with a multileaf collimator (MLC) requires the conversion of a… (More)
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2002
2002
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Based on clinical dose-response data, the ICRU states that dosimetry systems must be capable of delivering dose to an accuracy of… (More)
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2002
2002
A self-consistent monitor unit (MU) and isocenter point-dose calculation method has been developed that provides an independent… (More)
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2000
2000
In standard teletherapy, a treatment plan is generated with the aid of a treatment planning system, but it is common to perform… (More)
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2000
2000
Dose per monitor unit in photon fields generated by clinical linear accelerators can be affected by the backscattered radiation… (More)
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2000
2000
An important issue in intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) is the verification of the monitor unit (MU) calculation of… (More)
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1991
1991
Dosimetric accuracies at low monitor units are evaluated for linear accelerators from various manufacturers. A large error is… (More)
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