Tomotherapy

Known as: Helical Tomotherapies, Tomotherapy, Helical, Helical Tomotherapy 
A type of therapy in which radiation is aimed at a tumor from many different directions. The patient lays on a table and is moved through a donut… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
PURPOSE Helical tomotherapy (HT) and volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) are arc-based approaches to IMRT delivery. The… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
INTRODUCTION Volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT), a complex treatment strategy for intensity-modulated radiation therapy, may… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
In this work a novel plan optimization platform is presented where treatment is delivered efficiently and accurately in a single… (More)
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2005
2005
Inherent to helical tomotherapy is a dose variation pattern that manifests as a "ripple" (peak-to-trough relative to the average… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Helical tomotherapy is a dedicated intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) system with on-board imaging capability (MVCT… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
PURPOSE To update our experience with intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) in the treatment of nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC… (More)
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2000
2000
This paper will present the results of an investigation into three iterative approaches to inverse treatment planning. These… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
A megavoltage computed tomography (MVCT) system was developed on the University of Wisconsin tomotherapy benchtop. This system… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The desire to improve local tumour control and cure more cancer patients, coupled with advances in computer technology and linear… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Tomotherapy, literally "slice therapy," is a proposal for the delivery of radiation therapy with intensity-modulated strips of… (More)
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