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Organs at Risk

Known as: at Risk, Organs, Organs at Risks, Risks, Organs at 
Organs which might be damaged during exposure to a toxin or to some form of therapy. It most frequently refers to healthy organs located in the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
PURPOSE The objective of this project was to define consensus guidelines for delineating organs at risk (OARs) for head and neck… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
PURPOSE Anatomy contouring is critical in radiation therapy. Inaccuracy and variation in defining critical volumes will affect… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Brachytherapy in locally advanced cervical cancer is still widely based on 2D standard dose planning… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE It is believed that minimizing inconsistencies in OAR-volume definition will help to improve adequate… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
PURPOSE Volumetric intensity-modulated arc therapy (RA) allows for rapid delivery of highly conformal dose distributions. In this… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Conformal radiation therapy techniques require the delineation of volumes of interest, a time-consuming… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
The circumventricular organs are small sized structures lining the cavity of the third ventricle (neurohypophysis, vascular organ… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND To investigate the clinical impact of MRI based cervix cancer brachytherapy combined with external beam… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The second part of the GYN GEC ESTRO working group recommendations is focused on 3D dose-volume parameters for brachytherapy of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE ICRU Report 62 suggests drawing margins around organs at risk (ORs) to produce planning organ at risk… Expand
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