Planning target volume

Known as: PTV 
A geometrical concept defined to select appropriate beam arrangements, taking into consideration the net effect of all possible geometrical… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
PURPOSE When using non-patient-specific treatment planning margins, respiratory motion may lead to geometric miss of the target… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
To evaluate the impact of positron emission tomography (PET) on target volume delineation for radiation treatment planning. The… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
In the era of conformal therapy and intensity-modulated therapy, there is an increased desire to raise tumor dose to facilitate… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
In this paper, we elaborate on the proposals in the ICRU-62 report concerning planning target volume (PTV) margins for… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE To prospectively study the impact of coregistering (18)F-fluoro-deoxy-2-glucose hybrid positron emission tomographic (FDG… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE To improve the efficacy of dose delivery and dose escalation for external beam radiotherapy of prostate cancer, an off… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE To achieve precise three-dimensional (3D) conformal radiotherapy for mobile tumors, a new radiotherapy system and its… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
PURPOSE Following the ICRU-50 recommendations, geometrical uncertainties in tumor position during radiotherapy treatments are… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to measure the mobility of the clinical target volume (CTV) in prostate radiotherapy with… (More)
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