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Remote site treatment planning.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2655879     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Remote site treatment planning was one of the earliest methods of digital computer dose planning. Using batch-oriented or time-sharing mainframe computer systems, researchers in the late 1950s and early 1960s developed many of the basic algorithms used later in stand-alone systems. Although time-shared systems have continued in use, most of the emphasis on treatment planning in the last decade has been on using dedicated mini- and micro-computer systems. Recent developments in the computer industry, such as the use of networks and distributed computer processing, may lead to a resurgence of interest in remote computer systems for treatment planning.
Authors:
B Curran
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Computerized medical imaging and graphics : the official journal of the Computerized Medical Imaging Society     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0895-6111     ISO Abbreviation:  Comput Med Imaging Graph     Publication Date:    1989 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-07-13     Completed Date:  1989-07-13     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8806104     Medline TA:  Comput Med Imaging Graph     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  275-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Tufts-New England Medical Center, Medical Physics Division, Boston, MA 02111.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Computer Communication Networks / trends*
Computer Systems / trends*
Computers, Mainframe
Forecasting
Humans
Microcomputers
Minicomputers
Radiotherapy Planning, Computer-Assisted*
Radiotherapy, Computer-Assisted*

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