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An Introduction to IMRT

Siemens Medical Solutions
(c) 2003 Siemens. All rights reserved.

Authors:
John Bayouth, PhD
Juan Carlos Celi, PhD
Peter Hoban, PhD
Amparo Marles, PhD
R. Alfredo C. Siochi, PhD
Jack Yang, PhD

Reviewed by:
Julia Ahlswede, MSc
Komanduri Ayyangar, PhD
Cheng B. Saw, PhD

IMRT Basics
R. Alfredo C. Siochi, PhD, Juan Carlos Celi, PhD

Workflow for IMRT
R. Alfredo C. Siochi, PhD, Juan Carlos Celi, PhD

Planning Considerations
R. Alfredo C. Siochi, PhD

Inverse Planning Process: an Example with the KonRad System
Peter Hoban, PhD, Juan Carlos Celi, PhD

IMRT Plans Quality Assurance
R. Alfredo C. Siochi, PhD, John Bayouth, PhD, Jack Yang, PhD, Juan Carlos Celi, PhD

Patient Setup and Localization
Alfredo C. Siochi, PhD, Amparo Marles, PhD

LINAC Calibration and QA for Cinematic IMRT
Jack Yang, PhD, Juan Carlos Celi, PhD, John Bayouth, PhD, Alfredo Siochi, PhD

Appendix A - Comparison of IMRT Methods
Appendix B - Facility Requirements
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