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Technical aspects of image-guided respiration-gated radiation therapy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16690455     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In this review article, we discuss various technical aspects of image-guided respiration-gated radiation therapy. We first review some basic concepts related to respiratory gating, including gating window, duty cycle, residual motion, internal/external gating, amplitude/phase gating, etc. We then discuss 2 implementations of image-guided respiration-gated treatment, i.e., the Mitsubishi/Hokkaido technique for internal gating and the MGH technique for external gating. Several existing problems related to respiratory gating, namely external gating mode (phase vs. amplitude), imaging dose for internal gating, gated treatment for lung cancer without implanted fiducial makers, as well as gated intensity-modulated radiation therapy issues, are also discussed along with potential solutions.
Authors:
Steve B Jiang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Medical dosimetry : official journal of the American Association of Medical Dosimetrists     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0958-3947     ISO Abbreviation:  Med Dosim     Publication Date:  2006  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-05-12     Completed Date:  2006-12-05     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8908862     Medline TA:  Med Dosim     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  141-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiation Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA. jiang.steve@mgh.harvard.edu
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Computer Simulation
Humans
Radiotherapy Planning, Computer-Assisted / instrumentation,  methods
Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated / instrumentation,  methods*
Respiratory Mechanics*

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