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Dössel, Olaf

World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, September 7 - 12, 2009, Munich, Germany

Dössel, Olaf - World Congress on Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, September 7 - 12, 2009, Munich, Germany, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Development of New Radioactive Seeds Tm-170 for Brachytherapy
Amal Ayoub, Gad Shani

2. Implications of Histogram Analysis in Radiation Therapy (HART) Software
A. Pyakuryal

3. Evaluation of dosimetric characteristics of a grid block fabricated for Mega-voltage grid therapy purposes
Karim Ghazi-khanlou Sani

4. Monte Carlo Investigation of Stereotactic Radiosurgery of Spinal Metastases
J. Deng, Z. Chen, J. Knisely, R. Decker, V. Chiang, R. Nath

5. Impact of Kilo-Voltage Cone Beam Computed Tomography on Image-Guided Radiotherapy of Prostate Cancer
J. Deng, Z. Chen, R. Nath

6. Cell Deformation by Dielectrophoretic Fields
I. Guido, M. S. Jaeger, C. Duschl

7. Particle-beam radiation therapy for the tumor of pharyngeal region
M. Murakami, Y. Niwa, Y. Demizu, D. Miyawaki, K. Terashima, T. Arimura, Y. Hishikawa

8. A New Synchrotron Radiotherapy Technique with Future Clinical Potential: Minibeams Radiation Therapy
Y. Prezado, M. Renier, A. Bravin

9. Analysis of combined HDR Brachytherapy and external beam radiotherapy in the treatment of carcinoma of cervix
T. S. Kehwar, Kamlesh Passi, Rajesh Vashistha, Bikramjit Singh, Veena Jain, Sureshchandra J. Gupta

10. Motion detection system with three USB cameras and an active search algorithm for stereotactic radiosurgery
K. Ogawa, G. Mamiya, H. Iyatomi, Y. Oku, E. Kunieda

11. An Investigation of the concomitant doses from Cone Beam CT and CT simulation in Radiotherapy
R. Potts, M. Oatey

12. Treatment Planning for Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT)
J. L. Bedford

13. The 21st Birthday Party for intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT); 21 years from 1988-2009; From concept to practical reality
S. Webb

14. A Dedicated Irradiation Facility for Radiotherapy Dosimetry
K. Derikum

15. A beam model applicable to small fields: development and validation
P. Caprile, G. H. Hartmann

16. MR based treatment workflow for external radiotherapy of prostate cancer
T. Nyholm, M. G. Karlsson, M. Karlsson

17. Computational Simulation of Tumour Hypoxia as applied to Radiation Therapy Applications
E. Dalah, D. Lloyd, D. Bradley, A. Nisbet

18. Investigation of the Recovery Behaviour as Depending on Parotid Gland Irradiation Dose
Reinhard Gerlach, Markus Stock, Susanne Koizar, Carmen Stromberger, Dietmar Georg, Martin Janich

19. Quality Assurance Program for Radiosurgery at Clinicas Hospital: Results of Implementation
L. N. Rodrigues, G. Menegussi, M. A. Silva, R. Rubo, L. Furnari, C. P. Sales, G. R. Santos

20. Application of MRI normoxic polymer gel dosimetry for the evaluation of radiation dose distribution in external beam radiotherapy
M. T. Bahreyni Toossi, M. H. Bahreyni Toossi, Gh. Safaeian, A. Hashemian, Sh. Bayani

21. On the Risks of a Constant RBE for Proton Treatment Planning
M. C. Frese, Z. Taheri-Kadkhoda, J. J. Wilkens, U. Oelfke

22. Comparison of Dose Distribution in Brain Tumor Conformal Radiotherapy Using CT and CBCT
Jie Lu, Yong Yin, Jianbin Li

23. Effect of the Same Plan on Doses to Patients during Radiotherapy with Nasopharyngeal Carinoma
Jie Lu, Yong Yin, Tong Bai

24. Optimization of Dose Distribution with Multi-leaf Collimator Using Field-in-Field Technique for Radiotherapy of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
L. Cella, R. Liuzzi, M. Magliulo, M. Conson, L. Camera, M. Salvatore, R. Pacelli

25. On the performance of monitor chambers to measure the output of medical linear accelerators for high-precision dosimetric investigations
R. -P. Kapsch, A. Krauss

26. Calorimetric Determination of Absorbed Dose to Water for an 192Ir HDR Brachytherapy Source in Near-Field Geometry
M. Bambynek, A. Krauss, H. -J. Selbach

27. The first national IMRT dosimetry inter comparison in Switzerland using a thorax phantom with inhomogeneities
H. Schiefer, G. Nicolini, A. Fogliata, W. W. Seelentag, M. K. Fix

28. Calibration of 125I brachytherapy sources in terms of reference air kerma rate
H. -J. Selbach

29. A Mathematical Aid Decision Tool for RT Planning
O. Sotolongo-Grau, D. Rodríguez-Pérez, J. A. Santos-Miranda, M. M. Desco, O. Sotolongo-Costa, J. C. Antoranz

30. Accuracy of GafChromic EBT Film as Dose Meter in Radiotherapy QA
L. J. Battum, D. Hoffmans, S. Kwa, S. Heukelom

31. Low-Dose Cone-Beam CT Imaging for Radiotherapy
Jing Wang, Tianfang Li, Lei Xing

32. The realization and application on image pasting for Cone-beam Computed Tomography
Y I N Yongm, Z H U Jian, L U Jie

33. In vivo dosimetry using MOSFET and TLD for Tomotherapy
Rajesh A. Kinhikar, Chandrshekhar M. Tambe, Dipak S. Dhote, Deepak D. Deshpande

34. Dose audit using a glass dosimeter for Radiation Therapy Facilities in East-Asian Countries
H. Mizuno, Y. K. Nakamura, S. Sakata, K. Tabushi, Y. Kusano, A. Nagano, A. Fukumura, T. Kanai, H. Tsujii

35. Editing range compensator for sparing normal tissue in treatment planning of carbon-ion radiotherapy
M. Mizota, N. Kanematsu

36. A new device for the measurement of the absorbed dose to water for low energy x-ray sources used in brachytherapy
T. Schneider, M. Meier, H. J. Selbach

37. Comparison of PET Concepts for Dose Delivery Monitoring of Particle Therapy
D. Kunath, H. Braess, F. Fiedler, K. Laube, K. Parodi, M. Priegnitz, G. Shakirin, W. Enghardt

38. Image-guided stereotactic body radiation therapy using a low-Z target imaging beam line and a high dose rate unflattened beam
O. Gayou

39. Conformity of brain lesions treated with radiosurgery and fractionated stereotactic radiotherapy
M. C. Lopes, M. Capela, B. C. Ferreira, T. Ventura

40. Comparing pencil-beam generated and Monte Carlo generated dose-to-water and dose-to-tissue distributions for proton therapy patients
H. Paganetti

41. In Vivo Evaluation of Photofrin II Radiosentisitivity for the Treatment of Adenocarcinoma Tumors in Balb-C Mice using Brachytherapy
A. Moradi, B. Hashemi, Z. Hassan

42. Extend Distance Treatment for Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy of Lung Cancer
Long Huang, Lech Papiez, Ramin M. Abolfath, Ewa Papiez, Robert Timmerman, Timothy D. Solberg

43. Monte Carlo dosimetry with PENELOPE code of the VariSource VS2000 192Ir high dose rate brachytherapy source
F. J. Casado, B. Mateo, E. Cenizo, S. García-Pareja, P. Galán, C. Bodineau

44. Energy Dependence Investigations of GafChromic EBT Films for Pretreatment Dosimetric Verification of IMRT Plans
K. Chełmiński, W. Bulski, D. Georg, D. Bodzak, Z. Maniakowski, D. Oborska

45. Design and fabrication of the control part of a prototype multileaf collimator system
M. T. Bahreyni Toossi, A. Hashemian, Sh. Nasseri

46. Quantitative Evaluation of Gating Radiotherapy System and Dynamic Tumor Tracking Radiotherapy System Developed at KIRAMS
Seungwoo Park, Haijo Jung, Kum Bae Kim, Young Hoon Ji

47. Dosimetrical Aspect of CT Simulation Role in Radiation Therapy Planning
Seyed Rabi Mahdavi, Alireza Nikoofar, Hamidreza Mirzaei, Bahram Mofid

48. Implantable in vivo Dosimetric Probe Based on GaN Radioluminescence
Anas Ismail, Patrick Pittet, Guo-Neng Lu, Jean-Marc Galvan, Jean-Yves Giraud, Jacques Balosso

49. Pre-clinical experiments in the deep-seated tumor heavy-ion therapy terminal at HIRFL-CSR
Q. Li, Z-Y. Dai, X-G. Liu, Q-F. Wu, X-D. Jin, P. Li, J-J. Tao

50. Second source model of collimator scatter and spectra of proton beams
W. Ulmer

51. Determination of nuclear cross sections of proton beams by the collective model and extended nuclear-shell theory
W. Ulmer, E. Matsinos

52. 4D Monte Carlo Dose Calculations for Particle Therapy Combined with the Spring Network Model of Lung Motion
K. L. Ishikawa, S. Takagi, K. Matthys, S. Wada

53. Prognostic Analysis of Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiotherapy of Regional Lymph Node Metastasis of the Surgical Esophageal Carcinoma Patients After Resection
Min Gao, Shuchai Zhu, Yuxiang Wang

54. Quality control of brachytherapy source using MCNP5 calculation and radiochromic films measurement
J. Ródenas, I. Gerardy, M. Dycke, S. Gallardo

55. A Monte Carlo Study of the Particle Angular Distributions from the Electron Applicators of a Medical Linear Accelerator
N. Jabbari, B. Hashemi

56. Four-Dimensional Computerized Tomography (4D-CT) Reconstruction Without an External Breath Surrogate
Z H A N G Shu-xu, Z H O U Lin-hong, Yu Hui, C H E N Guang-jie, L I N Sheng-qu, Z H A N G Hai-nan

57. Usefulness of GafChromic EBT film for dosimetry beyond 8.0 Gy
Hideki Aoyama, Shinsuke Tokura, Yoshiharu Azuma, Sachiko Goto, Keiji Inamura

58. Influence of the CT slice thickness on the dose calculation for stereotactic treatment planing
V. Jacob, P. Kneschaurek

59. “F-MRI: a method to assess therapy-induced cognitive impairment?”
B. Walter

60. Revaluation for problem of clinical particle therapy in cell biological effects of proton, carbon-ion and X-ray at Hyogo Ion Beam Medical Center
S. Nagayama, M. Murakami, T. Maeda, M. Baba, Y. Demizu, Y. Hishikawa, M. Abe

61. Fast and Accurate Proton Computed Tomography Image Reconstruction for Applications in Proton Therapy
S. N. Penfold, R. W. Schulte, V. Bashkirov, A. B. Rosenfeld

62. Patient setup using a 3D laser surface scanning system
Th. Frenzel

63. Therapy Optimization Based on Non-linear Uptake of PET Tracers versus “Linear Dose Painting”
I. Toma-Dasu, J. Uhrdin, A. Daşu, A. Brahme

64. Ant colony algorithm implementation in commissioning radiosurgery photon beams for Monte Carlo treatment planning
S. García-Pareja, F. Manzano, P. Galán, A. M. Lallena, L. Brualla

65. Respiratory Training and Guiding System using Head Mount Display Device to improve the regularity of breathing
Eunhyuk Shin, Hee-Chul Park, Youngyih Han, Jung Suk Shin, Sang-Gyu Ju, Jaiki Lee, Yong-Chan Ahn

66. The use of aSi EPID for in vivo dosimetry in photon beams: clinical experience
P. Boissard, P. François, A. Mazal

67. Response of Lithium Formate EPR Dosimeters at Photon Energies Relevant to Brachytherapy
Emelie Adolfsson, Gudrun Alm Carlsson, Jan-Erik Grindborg, Håkan Gustafsson, Eva Lund, Åsa Carlsson Tedgren

68. Development of IMRT Treatment Planning System
Jeong-Hoon Park, Woong Cho, Kwang-Ho Cheong, Won-Gyun Jung, Tae-Suk Suh

69. An Investigation on the Internal Wedge Factor Estimation for an Elekta Linac using Monte Carlo Simulation
P. Hejazi, B. Hashemi, M. Shahriari, M. Eivazi, A. Kazemnejad

70. Three Dimensional Gamma-Index Analysis and Considerations of the Reference Level Definition for Dosimetric IMRT Plan Verification with 2D Ionisation Chamber Arrays
B. Poppe, A. Ruehmann, K. Willborn, B. Allgaier, D. Harder

71. Parameterisation of Small Photon Fields in Off-Axis Regions for the SIEMENS 160 MLC
B. Poppe, J. Riediger, G. Suft, A. Ruehmann, K. Willborn, D. Harder

72. Suitability of the MVCT of TomoTherapy and Siemens Oncor for Treatment Planning
D. Schmitt, D. Albers, F. Cremers

73. Measurement of Absorbed Dose to Water of a Gamma Knife Type C
H. T. Chung, Y. Park, S. Hyun, Y. Choi, K. H. Kim, K. J. Chun

74. On line neutron dose evaluation in patients under radiotherapy
F. Sanchez-Doblado, C. Domingo, F. Gómez, J. L. Muñiz, R. Barquero, M. J. García-Fusté, G. Hartmann, M. T. Romero, J. A. Terrón, J. Pena, H. Schuhmacher, F. Wissmann, R. Böttger, A. Zimbal, F. Gutierrez, F. X. Guerre, J. Roselló, L. Nuñez, L. Brualla, F. Manchado, A. Lorente, E. Gallego, R. Capote, D. Planes, J. I. Lagares, R. Arráns, R. Colmenares, K. Amgarou, E. Morales, J. P. Cano, F. Fernández, G. Sroka-Pérez, O. Schramm

75. Lorentz function convolution kernel of narrow photon beam profiles in homogeneous and inhomogeneous media
Djouguela, D. Harder, A. Rühmann, K. Willborn, B. Poppe

76. FIRST ASSESSMENT OF A NOVEL IGRT DEVICE FOR STEREOTACTIC BODY RADIATION THERAPY
M. Speiser, P. Medin, W. Mao, L. Papiez, F. Gum, T. Solberg

77. Heavy Ion Radiotherapy for Shallow-Seated Tumors at IMP
X. -G. Liu, Q. Li, Z. -Y. Dai

78. Density response characteristics of GafChromic EBT dosimetry film using ultraviolet light exposure
S. Tokura, Y. Azuma, H. Aoyam, S. Goto

79. Fiducial-free spinal radiosurgery: Patient motion and targeting accuracy in 227 single fraction treatments with the Cyberknife
C. Fürweger, M. Kufeld, A. Schlaefer, C. Drexler

80. Electron arc planning on the commercial radiation treatment planning system
Sei-Kwon Kang, Taejin Hwang, Kwang-Ho Cheong, Soah Park, Me-Yeon Lee, Kyoung Ju Kim, Do Hoon Oh, Hoonsik Bae

81. Influence of Modulation Restriction in Inverse Optimization with HIPO of Prostate Implants on Plan Quality: Analysis Using Dosimetric and Radiobiological Indices
D Baltas, Z Katsilieri, V Kefala, S Papaioannou, A Karabis, P Mavroidis, N Zamboglou

82. Improving the performance of direct Monte-Carlo optimization for large tumor volumes
J. Alvarez Moret, M. Alt, L. Bogner

83. Finite Element-Based Biomechanical Modeling of the Bladder for Image Guided Radiotherapy
X. Chai, J. B. Kamer, M. Herk, M. C. C. M. Hulshof, P. Remeijer, F. Pos, H. T. Lotz, A. Bel

84. Verification of the accuracy in patient alignment using a laser-optical 3D-surface imaging system
T. Moser, S. Fleischhacker, K. Schubert, G. Sroka-Perez, M. Uhl, K. Herfarth, J. Debus, C. P. Karger

85. LDR and HDR intracavitory brachytherapy of cancer cervix uterus- rectal doses and ERD comparison
Arun Chougule, D. P. Agarwal

86. Evaluation on Lung Cancer Patients’ Four-dimensional Treatment Plans Utilizing Biologically Effective Uniform Dose
Fan-Chi Su, Chengyu Shi, Panayiotis Mavroidis, Virginia Goytia, Richard Crownover, Prema Rassiah-Szegedi, Dimos Baltas, Niko Papanikolaou

87. Brachytherapy seed localization via iterative forward projection matching (IFPM) algorithm using intraoperative cone-beam-CT sinogram projections
D. Pokhrel, M. J. Murphy, D. A. Todor, D. Lazos, E. Weiss, Y. Motai, J. F. Williamson

88. Using Correlated Sampson to Accelerate CT-Based Monte Carlo Dose Calculations for Brachytherapy Treatment Planning
A. Sampson, Y. Le, D. Todor, J. Williamson

89. Investigation of a stereoscopic camera system for gated radiotherapy
A. Vasquez, T. Moser, G. Echner, G. Sroka-Perez, C. P. Karger

90. Extracting breathing traces from any cone-beam image-set
A. P. Kavanagh, P. M. Evans, V. N. Hansen, S. Webb

91. A linear implementation of dose-volume constraints for multi-criteria optimization
A. Schlaefer, D. Ruan, S. Dieterich, W. Kilby

92. Monte Carlo Dose Calculation for Radiotherapy Treatment Planning: Dose to Water or Dose to Medium?
C. -M. Ma, J. S. Li

93. Comparison of Contra lateral Breast & Chest wall doses during Radiotherapy of Ca-Breast (with mastectomy) using Co-60 machine and 6 MV LINAC.
Shafqat Faaruq, Mehnaz, Basim Kakakhail, Saeed ur Rehman

94. The integration of the dose-guided radiation therapy process on a clinical workstation
J. Cheung, T. Boettger, W. Hu, J. F. Aubry, J. Pouliot

95. First experience with patient oriented Rapid Arc treatment plan verification
D. M. Wagner, H. Vorwerk

96. EGSnrc Monte Carlo-aided dosimetric studies of the 192Ir microSelectron v2 HDR brachytherapy source
Liu Hong, G. A. Zakaria, G. H. Hartmann

97. Motion management in scanned particle therapy: beam gating & tracking
C. Bert, A. Gemmel, N. Saito, N. Chaudhri, R. Lüchtenborg, M. Durante, E. Rietzel

98. Quality assurance and application of a 4D in vivo dosimetry system using a deformable lung phantom
A. Cherpak, M. Serban, J. Seuntjens, J. E. Cygler

99. Dosimetric advantages of Stereotactic IMRT of brain lesions delivered with a micro-multileaf collimator
B. C. Ferreira, M. C. Lopes, M. Capela

100. In vivo measurements of the dose delivered by kilovoltage cone-beam CT during prostate radiation therapy
G. Marinello, J. P. Mege, M. L. Herve, J. L. Lagrange

101. Initial application of a geometric QA tool for integrated MV and kV imaging systems on Trilogy, Synergy, and Vero
Weihua Mao, Michael Speiser, Paul Medin, Lech Papiez, Timothy Solberg, Lei Xing

102. A New Electron IMRT Technique for Breast Cancer: Comparison to Photon IMRT and Conventional Irradiation Based on Static and Dynamic Dose Measurements
T. Gauer, K. Engel, A. Kiesel, D. Albers, F. Cremers

103. TLD Correction Factor for Dose Delivery Verification on Gamma Radiation Cobalt-60 on Clinical Treatment
Heru Prasetio, Dian Milvita, S. S. Djarwani

104. Development of Treatment Planning System in Peking University
Bao Shanglian, Zhang Yibao, Huang Feizeng

105. Direct Monte-Carlo optimization (DMCO) with biological, physical and hybrid objective functions
T. Dirscherl, M. Rickhey, L. Bogner

106. 4D calculation and biological dosimetry of the RBE-weighted dose for scanned carbon ion beam therapy
A. Gemmel, C. Bert, N. Saito, N. Chaudhri, G. Iancu, C. v. Neubeck, M. Durante, E. Rietzel

107. Radiobiological analysis of planned and delivered IMRT dose distributions
P. Mavroidis, B. Costa Ferreira, N. Papanikolaou, R. Svensson, B. K. Lind, A. Brahme

108. Impact of Truncation Correction in Flat-Detector Computed Tomography on Carbon Ion Radiotherapy Treatment Planning
Daniel Kolditz, Michael Meyer, Yiannis Kyriakou, Eike Rietzel, Willi A. Kalender

109. Reconstruction of portal images from IMRT fields for patient setup verification
P. Haering, A. Schwahofer, C. Lang, B. Rhein

110. Comparison of IMRT and photon-electron-mix technique in radiotherapy treatment planning of ablatio mammae
K. Weidner, L. Bogner

111. Relative peripheral dose at IMRT- A comparison between Siemens Oncor and Artisté
A. Schwahofer, M. Moeller, T. Wiezorek

112. EPID calibration method for transit in-vivo dosimetry
A. Fidanzio, S. Cilla, F. Greco, L. Azario, L. Grimaldi, D. Sabatino, A. Piermattei

113. Guided radiotherapy by an in-vivo dosimetry for lung tumors
S. Cilla, A. Fidanzio, F. Greco, L. Grimaldi, G. D’Onofrio, D. Sabatino, A. Piermattei

114. Implementation of a complete IMRT QA program and clinical experience with the DAVID chamber for in-vivo verification of IMRT deliveries
H. K. Looe, A. Rühmann, R. Kollhoff, W. Kunth, N. Chofor, D. Harder, K. Willborn, B. Poppe

115. Enhancing the error detection capability of the DAVID system with the use of adaptive warning and alarm levels
H. K. Looe, A. Rühmann, D. Harder, B. Poppe

116. PDD AND DOSE PROFILE FOR NARROW BEAMS OF A COBALT - 60 THERAPY UNIT TO BE USED IN STEREOTACTIC RADIOSURGERY
A. F. Menezes, D. V. S. Batista, L. A. R. Rosa

117. Technical accuracy of a beam tracking system for scanned particle therapy of intra-fractionally moving targets
Nami Saito, Christoph Bert, Naved Chaudhri, Alexander Gemmel, Dieter Schardt, Gerhard Kraft, Marco Durante, Eike Rietze

118. A Joint Research Project to improve the accuracy in dosimetry of brachytherapy treatments in the framework of the European Metrology Research Programme.
M. P. Toni, I. Aubineau-Lanièce, M. Bovi, J. Cardoso, D. Cutarella, F. Gabris, J. E. Grindborg, A. S. Guerra, H. Jarvinen, C. Oliveira, M. Pimpinella, J. Plagnard, T. Sander, H. J. Selbach, V. Sochor, J. Solc, J. Pooter, E. Dijk

119. Proposals for a ICRU-50/62 -Consistent Dose Prescription Suited for IMRT Radiation Techniques
M. Oechsner, K. Bratengeier, M. Gainey, M. Flentje

120. Fast Dose Calculations in Radiation Therapy with GPUs
Philippe Després, Sami Hissoiny, Jean-Philippe Gariépy, Benoît Ozell

121. Robust Radiobiological Optimization for Proton Therapy Treatment Planning
F. Kroupal, M. C. Frese, E. Heath, U. Oelfke

122. Neutron Therapy at the FRMII - Calculation of Dose inside a Voxel Phantom
S. Garny, W. Rühm, F. M. Wagner, H. G. Paretzke

123. Monte Carlo based independent monitor unit calculation in IMRT
O. Pisaturo, R. Moeckli, F. O. Bochud

124. Suggestion for an extended quality assurance in 4D CT and its function in gated radiotherapy using a motion phantom
A. Block, A. Mewes

125. On-line compensation of dose changes introduced by tumor motion during scanned particle therapy
R. Lüchtenborg, N. Saito, N. Chaudhri, M. Durante, E. Rietzel, C. Bert

126. Feasibility Study of the Use of Artificial Neural Networks in Predicting Acute Rectal and Urinary Bladder Toxicity Following Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy
A. Pella, R. Cambria, B. A. Jereczek-Fossa, D. Zerini, C. Fodor, F. Serafini, G. Baroni, M. Riboldi, M. Ciceri, M. F. Spadea, P. Patete, M. Peroni, F. Cattani, C. Garibaldi, G. Pedroli, A. Pedotti, R. Orecchia

127. Imaging QA Program for Image Guided RadioTherapy (IGRT)
K. Schubert, K. Wagenknecht, S. Lissner, G. Sroka-Perez, J. Debus

128. Dose QA Using EPID and a Dose Prediction Algorithm Independent of the Planning System
J. Berndt, M. Misslbeck, P. Kneschaurek

129. Investigation of the Dose Distribution Quality Achievable with Arc-Modulated Cone Beam Therapy
S. Ulrich, F. Sterzing, S. Nill, K. Schubert, K. K. Herfarth, J. Debus, U. Oelfke

130. Investigating the Reproducibility of Motion for Lung Tumours Treated with Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy
A. Richter, J. Wilbert, K. Baier, M. Guckenberger, M. Flentje

131. A Feasibility Study on Multi Prompt-Gamma-Ray Telescope System for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy
Y. Sakurai, H. Tanaka, M. Suzuki, G. Kashino, Y. Kinashi, S. Masunaga, K. Ono, A. Maruhashi

132. Measurement of Inter-fraction Changes in Bladder Volume Using Ultrasound Image Guidance for Gynecological Radiotherapy
Hayeon Kim, Sushil Beriwal, M. Saiful Huq

133. A comparison of dose and energy-based mapping methods for 4D Monte Carlo dose calculation in deforming anatomy
E. Heath, I. Kawrakow, F. Tessier, J. V. Siebers

134. IGRT and its Quality Assurance at the DKFZ
C. Lang, B. Rhein, P. Häring, A. Schwahofer

135. Implementing Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT): Initial Dosimetric Results for Retrospective Patient Study
A. Richter, J. Wilbert, T. Krieger, M. Guckenberger, K. Baier, F. Schwab, M. Flentje

136. Influence of Patient Movement and Anatomy Alteration on the Quality of 3D US-Based Prostate HDR Brachytherapy Treatment
N. Milickovic, I. Nikolova, N. Tselis, H. A. Azhari, N. Zamboglou, D. Baltas

137. Clinical Evaluation of an Intra-Modality 3D Ultrasound IGRT System
C. Kleefeld, M. Moore, W. Putten

138. Quality assurance of a robotic, image guided radiosurgery system
C. Drexler, C. Fürweger

139. Impact of Beam Alignment on Leakage of the Siemens 160 MLCTM
S. Klüter, G. Sroka-Perez, K. Schubert, J. Debus

140. Observations of Prostate Intrafractional Motion during External Beam Radiation Therapy
J. S. Li, A. Pollack, E. M. Horwitz, M. K. Buyyounouski, C -M Ma

141. Imaging motion with a 4-row CT scanner (GE Light Speed RT)
C. Kornhuber, A. Mehnert, D. Vordermark

142. Measurements of the Signal-to-Noise Ratio with “EPID QC Phantom®” and “epidSoft 2.0” from PTW
J. Liebich, J. Licher, C. Scherf, J. Moog, E. Kara, U. Ramm

143. E-IMRT: a web platform for the verification and optimization of radiation treatment plans.
J. Pena, D. M. Gonzalez-Castaño, F. Gomez, A. Gago-Arias, F. J. González-Castaño, D. A. Rodríguez-Silva, D. González, M. Pombar, M. Sánchez, B. C. Portas, A. Gómez, C. Mouriño

144. Tumor Alignment between 4DCT and 4D Cone Beam CT for Irregular Respiratory Patient - a Phantom Study
C. Ding, L. Huang, L. Papiez, R. Timmerman, T. Solberg

145. Analysis of Error Detection in EPID-Based IMRT Pre-Treatment QA
J. J. Gordon, J. Gardner, S. Wang, J. V. Siebers

146. Improving the accuracy of entrance dosimetry measurements for dose modeling
J. V. Siebers, J. D. Ververs, M. R. McEwen

147. Evaluation of the Twin Chamber Signal Ratio, a Physical Estimate of the Low- Energy Photon Contribution to Dose within Radiotherapy Fields
N. Chofor, D. Harder, K. Willborn, A. Rühmann, B. Poppe

148. Uncertainties of RBE in treatment planning for ion beam tumor therapy: Experimental and modeling aspects
T. Friedrich, T. Elsässer, M. Scholz

149. Efficacy of Cummulative Biological Doses at Various Points of Lymphatic Trapzoid Using Microselectron HDR
Kamlesh Passi, J. V Zakhmi, R. Vashistha, Bikramjit Singh, Meenakshi Mittal, S. J. Gupta, T. S. Kehwar

150. Obtaining information on intra-fraction prostate displacement in radiotherapy determined from pre- and post-treatment kV imaging
T. Kron, J. Thomas, C. Fox, A. Thompson, R. Owen, A. Herschtal, A. Haworth, KH. Tai, F. Foroudi

151. The Investigation of Dosimetric Reduction on Organs at Risk in Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma for Static IMRT Planning
Jian Zhu, Min Liu, Yong Yin

152. Dose calculations for clinical proton broad beams by GEANT4
T. Akagi, T. Yamashita, D. Suga, M. Murakami, Y. Hishikawa, T. Aso, A. Kimura, T. Sasaki

153. Use of Nanoparticles in Brachytherapy – An Alternative for Enhancing Dosesin Cancer Treatment
Maritza Rodríguez Gual, Caridad M. Alvarez Cardona, Landy Y. Castro González, Jesús Rosales García

154. Improvement in dose homogeneity in a patient with sinonasal cancer using nasal accessory
Soah Park, Sei-Kwon Kang, Kwang-Ho Cheong, Tai-Jin Hwang, Kyoung-Joo Kim, Hoonsik Bae

155. Implementations and first measurements with Delta4 at the TomoTherapy
S. Kampfer, S. Schill, P. Kneschaurek

156. Dedicated treatment planning system for the evaluation of the doses delivered to the whole patient body during radiotherapy
I. Diallo, I. Alziar, N. Perret, A. Bridier, G. Bonniaud, J. Chavaudra, J. B. Ruaud, V. Rousseau, H. Kafrouni, D. Lefkopoulos, F. Vathaire

157. Dose Verification of Critical Structures in Gamma Knife Radio Surgery of Pituitary Adenoma
A. M. Pendse, Sudesh Deshpande, Mahua Basu, S. Vandana, B. K. Misra

158. Beam Angle Optimization in Particle Therapy with OptiC
S. Speer, J. Karg, M. Schmidt, R. G. Müller

159. Camera-based independent couch height verification in radiation oncology
J. Kusters, R. Louwe, R. Claessen, R. Seters, H. Huizenga

160. 4D-CT reconstruction based on body volume change
Z H A N G Shu-Xu, Z H O U Lin-hong, Yu Hu, Wang Shi-Qin, C H E N Guang-jie, L I N Sheng-qu, Z H A N G Hai-nan

161. Monte-Carlo calculation of beam quality correction factors and comparison with experimental measurements
G. H. Hartmann, D. M. González-Castaño, F. Sánchez-Doblado, F. Gómez, R. -P. Kapsch, R. Capote, J. Pena

162. Localization of high dose rate 192Ir source during brachytherapy treatment using silicon detectors
M. Batič, J. Burger, V. Cindro, G. Kramberger, I. Mandić, M. Mikuž, A. Studen, M. Zavrtanik

163. Systematic Studies on the Beam Stability and the Transient Effect of a Siemens ONCOR Impression Accelerator
L. Wieczorkowski, C. Hoinkis, D. Lehmann, W. Enghardt

164. The Dosimetric Study of Static MLC Based Electronic Tissue Compensation using In-house Leaf Sequencing Software
Singh I. Rabi Raja, J. Shiju Annlin, Henry Finlay Godson, B. Paul Ravindran

165. The Monte Carlo Code MCPTV- Dose Calculation in Radiation Therapy with Carbon Ions
J. Karg, S. Speer, M. Schmidt, R. G. Müller

166. Interfractional Variations of Shape and Impact on Dose of Organs at Risk in Head and Neck Cancer Patients during Helical Tomotherapy
M. N. Duma, S. Kampfer, V. Jacob, J. J. Wilkens, T. Schuster, M. Molls, H. Geinitz

167. Experimental determination of the radial dose distribution in high gradient regions from a low dose rate iridium-192 wire sources using EPR imaging
N. Kolbun, P. Levêque, F. Abboud, S. Vynckier, B. Gallez

168. Dose Evaluation in Medulloblastoma Cancers
F. Ebrahimi Tazehmahalleh, B. Poppe, A. Rühemann, J. Welzel, W. Horn, M. Raub, K. Willborn

169. Output measurement for small field photon beams in a sandwiched phantom
R. P. Srivastava, A. M. L Olteanu, A. N Ebongue, B. Bekaert, C Wagter

170. Comparison of Monte Carlo Dose Calculation with Advanced Kernel Methods in External Photon Beam Treatment Planning
I. Fotina, B. Kroupa, D. Georg

171. Verification of head & neck IMRT-plans by Monte Carlo simulation
D. Schoenenberg, M. Rickhey, B. Dobler, T. Goetzfried, L. Bogner

172. Optimization of Catheter Position and Dwell Time in Prostate HDR Brachytherapy using HIPO and Linear Programming
A. Karabis, P. Belotti, D. Baltas

173. Real-Time Compensation of Target Motion with a Dynamic Multileaf Collimator
M. B. Tacke, S. Nill, U. Oelfke

174. An Augmented Reality Application for Patient Positioning and Monitoring in Radiotherapy
J. Talbot, J. Meyer, R. Watts, R. Grasset

175. STATIONARY-GANTRY TOMOSYNTHESIS SYSTEM FOR ON-LINE IMAGE GUIDANCE IN RADIATION THERAPY BASED ON A 52-SOURCE COLD CATHODE X-RAY TUBE
Jonathan S. Maltz, Jens Fuerst, Ajay Paidi, Franz Fadler, Ali R. Bani-Hashemi, Frank Sprenger

176. Dosimetric Errors of TPS Calculations without Correction for Heterogeneity - A Study Using CIRS Thorax Phantom
S. A. Pawiro, Sugiyantari, W. E. Wibowo, K. Y. Cheung, D. S. Soejoko

177. Adjustable Prescription Dose: A New Strategy to Improve IMRT Treatment Planning
P. Lougovski, J. E. LeNoach, Y. Ma, L. Zhu, L. Xing

178. Segmented Deformable Registration for Improved Modeling of the Lungs
Y. Q. Xie, W. Liu, M. Chao, S. L. Bao, L. Xing

179. Basic investigation of boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT) using novel boron agents and accelerator based neutron source
M. Sakai, N. Fujimoto, K. Ishii, I. Murata, C. M. Lee, Y. Kaneda, H. Nakamura, K. Awazu

180. Robotic Phantom to Simulate Patient Breathing Motion
Nihal Danie Thomas, Paul B Ravindran

181. Improved simulation of small electron fields for external beam radiation therapy
T. P. O’Shea, D. L. Sawkey, M. J. Foley, B. A. Faddegon

182. The Feasibility of Goggle Monitor for Respiratory Biofeedback of Patient to Reduce Correlation Error Using Real-Time Tumor Tracking System
Hyun Huh, Sang Hyoun Choi, WooChul Kim, Hun Jeong Kim, Seong Hoon Kim, Young Hoon Ji, Jinho Choi, Sam Ju Cho, Sang Wook Im, Dong oh Shin

183. Improved Techniques to Assign Accurate Phase Information Of Respiratory Signals for 4D CT Reconstruction
H. J. Park, J. W. Yoon, W. G. Jung, J. Y. Song, T. S. Suh

184. Predicting Response in Lung Cancer from FDG-PET Uptake Characteristics
I. Naqa, M. Vaidya, A. Apte, F. Dehdashti, J. O. Deasy, J. D. Bradley

185. Determination of Dose Escalation Region in Malignant Brain tumors for Radiation Treatment Planning Based on Apparent Diffusion Coefficient Map
J. Y Park, K. J Ahn, D. C Woo, J. W Lee, J. Y Kim, W. K Jung, B. Y Choe, T. S Suh

186. Backscatter Factors for a Clinical 6 MeV Electron Beam
Chang Heon Choi, Alvin Eufemio, Sung-Joon Ye, Prem Pareek

187. Fast optimization of non-coplanar beam angle sets for intensity modulated radiation therapy
M. Bangert, U. Oelfke

188. Can a Commercially Available TPS Be Used to Develop VMAT Solutions?
C. G. Rowbottom, C. J. Boylan, C. Golby, S. Atherton, S. Smith, R. I. Mackay

189. Considering marker visibility during leaf sequencing for segmental intensity-modulated radiation therapy
Bo Zhao, Jianrong Dai

190. Tomotherapy Quality Assurance (TQA): A Fast and Comprehensive Software Tool
M. Coevoet, J. M. Denis, B. Cravens, T. Krumbach, J. Figueredo, G. Olivera, S. Vynckier

191. Monte Carlo Based Suggestion of the Best Choice for Material of a Multileaf Collimator (MLC) and the Required Thickness
S. Hariri, M. Shahriari

192. BANG-3® polymer gel dosimetry in Cyberknife
Young-nam Kang, Jisun Jang, Byung-Ock Choi, Hong-Suk Jang, Ji-Young Jung, Hun-Joo Shin, Jae-Hyuk Seo, Ihl-Bohng Choi, Dong-Joon Lee, Soo-Il Kwon

193. Production of Ac-225 with Cyclotrons for Generating Bi-213 for Targeted Alpha Therapy
M. Anwar Chaudhri, M. Nasir Chaudhri, Qamar Nadeem, Qaiser Jabbar

194. Development of customized program to generate 2D dose map with high resolution for 120 Leaf MLC
Woong Cho, Jin beom Chung, Won-Gyun Jung, Jeong-Hoon Park, Tae-Suk Suh

195. Development of an image-guided radiation therapy device for precise irradiation of small animal tumors
Prasad Thute, Arian Khaless, Volker Hietschold, Wolfgang Enghardt

196. A finger leaf design for dual layer MLCs
Jianrong Dai, Weijie Cui

197. Head scatter factor calculation considering characteristics of scattered photon
Hisayuki Miyashita, Shogo Hatanaka, Yukio Fujita, Atsushi Myojyoyama, Hidetoshi Saitoh

198. Monte Carlo Dose Calculation using GPU-Based parallel processing
Atsushi Myojyoyama, Hidetoshi Saitoh

199. Different simple Models for Optimizing Convergent Beam Multiple Field Irradiation for Stereotactic Treatment Techniques
N. Hodapp, R. Wiehle, F. Röhner, O. Ioan, H. -J. Koth, M. Passmann

200. Sparing of critical organs in radiotherapy of mediastinal lymphoma
S. Schill, S. Kampfer, B. Hansmeier, C. Nieder, H. Geinitz

201. Evaluation of dosimetric accuracies of gated step-and-shoot IMRT using Dynalog data
Kwang-Ho Cheong, Sei-Kwon Kang, Kyoung-Joo Kim, SoAh Park, Tae-Jin Hwang, Hoonsik Bae, MeYeon Lee, Do-Hoon Oh, Tae-Suk Suh

202. Linear Accelerator Photon Beam Interaction with the Virtual Physiological Human
Nabil M. Maalej, Umar M. Mwidu, Bilal Jalal, Akhtar A. Naqvi

203. Investigation into the Pinnacle SmartArc Module for VMAT Planning
C. G. Rowbottom, C. Golby, S. Atherton, R. I. Mackay

204. Why still Multibeam Tomotherapy?
N. Achterberg, R. G. Müller, J. Forster, R. Forster, T. Müller

205. Comparison of beam data using diode and ion chamber in small field of CyberKnife
Jisun Jang, Young-Nam Kang, Hun-Joo Shin, Jae-Hyuk Seo, Moon-Chan Kim, Dong-Joon Lee, Soo-Il Kwon

206. Characterization and Monte Carlo Simulation of Low- and High-Perturbation in-vivo Diode Dosimeters for 9 MV X-Rays
M. A. Mosleh-Shirazi, D. Shahbazi-Gahrouei, S. Karbasi, S. Monadi

207. Development of an Optimized Pencil Beam Algorithm for Radiation Therapy
Martin Siggel, Simeon Nill, Uwe Oelfke

208. How Much Target Average Positions in Thorax Region Change Daily?
Lu Wang, Steve Feigenberg, James Fan, Lihui Jin, Lili Chen, Charlie Ma

209. Accuracy evaluation of using MV EPID and / or integrated kV imaging system to locate 3D positions of internal fiducial markers using a Calypso system
Weihua Mao, Ryan Foster, Timothy Solberg

210. In-hospital neutron autoradiography for Boron Neutron Capture Therapy applications
A. Mattera, D. Bolognini, S. Hasan, M. Prest, E. Vallazza, G. Giannini, P. Cappelletti, M. Frigerio, S. Gelosa, A. F. Monti, A. Ostinelli, P. Mauri, F. Basilico, A. Zanini, E. Capelli, P. Chiari, P. Borasio

211. Introduction of a Breath Gating System in a Clinical Environment
H. Haack, W. Kunth, R. Kollhoff, A. Rühmann, B. Poppe, K. Willborn

212. Computerized Treatment Planning Directives for Adaptive Radiation Therapy Management
D. L. McShan, X. Chen, M. L. Kessler, W. M. Keranen, B. A. Fraass

213. Fast range compensation inside the beam line for beam tracking in particle therapy
N. Chaudhri, N. Saito, C. Bert, P. Steidl, B. Franczak, M. Durante, E. Rietzel, D. Schardt

214. Optimal delivery of DMLC Arc Therapy
Lech Papiez, Dharanipathy Rangaraj

215. Small Photon Field Dosimetry using Gel
Paul B Ravindran

216. A Method for Evaluation of Target Point Correction in Fractionated Radiotherapy
K. Giske, A. Stoll, E. M. Stoiber, R. Bendl

217. Performance of patient specific margins derived using a Bayesian statistical method
M. Herk, M. Witte, P. Remeijer

218. Combination of External/Image-Based Detection of Respiratory Induced Motion and Adaption with a Gating Mechanism
M. Schwarz, S. Nill, R. Bendl

219. How Regular Motion Pattern and Patient Individual Respiration Curves Affect Contour and Volume of Geometric Structures in a 4D CT
A. Block, T. Noertersheuser, A. Mewes, R. Bauer

220. Comparison of Daily Online Ultrasound and MV-CBCT Localization Data for Post Prostatectomy Cancer Patients and Implications for PTV Margin Expansion
Moyed Miften, Olivier Gayou

221. Comparison of Localization Techniques for Prostate Radiotherapy
R. D. Foster, E. Papiez, T. D. Solberg

222. Optimized Spinal Cord Contour Propagation for Fractionated Radiation Therapy Planning
A. Stoll, K. Giske, E. M. Stoiber, R. Bendl

223. A comprehensive quality assurance Program for radiotherapy using TLD : The Algerian Experience
M. Arib, T. Medjadj, F. Dari, M. S. Bali, S. Khoudri, A. Yennoune, B. Hattali

224. Optimization of an external beam radiotherapy treatment using GAMOS/Geant4
P. Arce, J. I. Lagares, D. Perez-Astudillo, J. Apostolakis, G. Cosmo

225. Simplified Geometrical Model for Treatment Margins Evaluation in Brain Radiosurgery
P. Ballesteros-Zebadúa, O. A. Garcia-Garduño, G. A. Gutiérrez-Aceves, S. Moreno-Jiménez, M. A. Celis, J. M. Lárraga-Gutiérrez

226. Characterization of a PMMA embedded extrapolation chamber in 60Co gamma beams
M. arib, A. kouadri mostefai, T. medjadj, M. tilmati, Y. boudouma

227. Comparison of different evaluation programs for the verification of patient irradiations with tomotherapy
F. Cremers, S. Glessmer, D. Albers, A. Bartels, T. Schönborn, E. Thom, M. Todorovic

228. Monte Carlo simulation of novel procedures for highly conformal percutaneous radiation with keV-photons for tumor treatment in skin proximity
M. Petersheim, J. Hesser, F. Wenz

229. Monte Carlo benchmarking of a CCC-based treatment planning system in case of irregularly shaped fields
A. M. L. Olteanu, R. P. Srivastava, N. Reynaert, C. Wagter, W. Neve

230. Radioiodine Biokinetics and Dosimetry in Patients with Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma and Renal Insufficiency
L. S. Veloza, L. J. Rojas, M. G. Stabin, G. Garavito, A. E. Llamas

231. Developments in MRI-based radiation treatment planning
T. Stanescu, C. Kirkby, K. Wachowich, B. G. Fallone

232. Electron beam dosimetry in heterogeneous phantoms using MAGIC normoxic polymer gel
R. Ghahraman Asl, B. Bolouri, H. Nedaie, A. Arbabi

233. Dosimetric Testing of a New Release of 3D Treatment Planning System with the IAEA-TECDOC-1540
O. M. Makam Kom, N. Licht

234. Absorbed Dose Reference for LDR Brachytherapy the LNE-LNHB Approach
I. Aubineau-Lanièce, P. Avilés Lucas, J. M. Bordy, B. Chauvenet, D. Cutarella, G. Douysset, J. Gouriou, J. Plagnard

235. Image enhancement techniques allowing observation of intra-fractional motion in IMRT treatment for prostate carcinoma
F. Heuvel, P. Slagmolen, J. Larrew

236. DIRART – A Software Suite for Deformable Image Registration and Adaptive Radiotherapy Research
Deshan Yang, Issam Naqa, Apte Aditya, Yu Wu, Murty Goddu, Sasa Mutic, Joseph O. Deasy, Daniel A. Low

237. An Alternative Approach to Inverse Planning Optimization: Applying the Projection Theorem to Concave and Convex PTVs for VMAT Delivery
W. Hoegele, R. Loeschel, P. Zygmanski

238. 3 Years of Data Collection and Analysis of Film Flatness and Symmetry Using Vidar/RIT Software from Different Centers Nation Wide
Allen Movahed

239. Small Field MV Photon Dosimetry
Maria Mania Aspradakis

240. Virtual Spirometry: Utilizing an abdominal bellows system for quantitatively gating in 4D CT acquisition
R. Werner, B. White, M. Schwenke, H. Handels, W. Lu, D. A. Low

241. In vivo dosimetry for patient specific quality assurance in aperture based IMRT
R. Alfonso-Laguardia, M. Vega-Hernández

242. Validation of a Biplanar Diode Array Dosimeter for Helical Tomotherapy Delivery QA
V. Feygelman, D. Opp, K. Javedan, A. J. Saini, G. Zhang

243. Comparison between Clinically Used Irregular Fields Shaped by Cerrobend Blocks and by Multileaf Collimator Using a Clarkson Sector Integration Computer Program
R. U. Cruzet

244. Evaluation of 3-D Treatment Plans Using Physical and Motorised Enhanced Dynamic Wedges
S. Sathiyan, M. Ravikumar

245. Integral Dose in Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy, and Helical Tomotherapy
Ruijie Yang, Shouping Xu, Junjie Wang

246. Extension of Electron Monte Carlo Dose Calculation in Eclipse to Siemens Linear Accelerators
M. K. Fix, J. E. Cygler, E. Vandervoort, H. Karle, J. Tertel, D. Frei, W. Volken, E. J. Born, P. Manser

247. Current Status of the HIBMC, Providing Particle Beam Radiation Therapy for More Than 2,600 Patients, and the Prospects of Laser-Driven Proton Radiotherapy
M. Murakami, Y. Demizu, Y. Niwa, S. Nagayama, T. Maeda, M. Baba, D. Miyawaki, K. Terashima, T. Arimura, M. Mima, T. Akagi, H. Daido, Y. Hishikawa, M. Abe

248. Monte Carlo Study of Depth Dose Calculation for Low Energy Clinical Electron Beams
H. Jafari, H. Chopan, R. Taleei

249. Setup Variations and Tumor Margins Using the ExacTrac X-Ray 6D in Prostate Radiotherapy
J. Y. Kim, S. K. Chang, H. S. Shin

250. Useful Techniques for Tomotherapy Treatment Planning
V. Gurvich, V. Feygelman

251. Optimization of Radial Dose Function for Varian Ir-192 Brachytherapy Source Model VS2000
A. M. Outif, A. A. Elawadi

252. On the Use of a Light Ion Kernel for Biologically Optimized Adaptive Inverse Treatment Planning
J. Kempe

253. Range, Setup and Dose Calculation Errors in IMPT and Their Interrelation
J. Unkelbach, M. Soukup, M. Alber, T. Bortfeld

254. Motion-Weighted Dose-Volume Histograms – A Novel Approach to 4D Treatment Planning
G. G. Zhang, V. Feygelman, C. Stevens, W. Li, T. Dilling

255. Assessing Correlations between the Spatial Distribution of Dose to the Rectal Wall and Late Rectal Toxicity after Prostate Radiotherapy
F. Buettner, S. L. Gulliford, M. Partridge, M. R. Sydes, D. P. Dearnaley, S. Webb

256. Design and Physical Properties of an IrisTM Collimator for Robotic Radiosurgery
W. Kilby, G. G. Echner, M. Lee, E. Earnst, S. Sayeh, B. Rhein, C. Lang, C. R. Maurer, W. Schlegel

257. Evaluation of the Clinical Utility of an IrisTM Collimator Combined with a Sequential Optimization Algorithm for Robotic Radiosurgery
W. Kilby, A. Schlaefer, J. Dooley, O. Blanck, E. Lessard, C. R. Maurer

258. A Quality Assurance Tool Based on kV- and MV-Image Analysis for a Linear Accelerator Including an Integrated IGRT System
P. Winkler, C. Hofer, R. Stollberger

259. MRI and CT Slice Thickness Evaluation by Computerized Dedicated Procedures
G. Vermiglio, B. Testagrossa, G. Acri, M. G. Tripepi, S. Marino, P. Bramanti

260. Re-planning for Compensator-Based IMRT with Original Compensators
G. Zhang, V. Feygelman, C. Stevens, W. Li, S. Leuthold, G. Springett, S. Hoffe

261. Single-Pulse-Resolved Dosimetry with Miniaturized Detectors in Teletherapy
J. Illemann

262. The evaluation of therapeutic effect of trastuzumab labeled 177lu in breast cancer cell line
S. Rasaneh, H. Rajabi, M. H. Babaei, F. Johari, S. Sheibani, H. Salehi, M. Shafiei, Y. Tavakoli, M. Mazidi, H. Mirfallah, M. R. Farsinejad

263. SURE-LET and BLS-GSM wavelet-based denoising algorithms versus linear Local Wiener Estimator in Radiotherapy portal image denoising.
A. González-López, J. Morales-Sánchez, R. Verdú-Monedero, J. Larrey-Ruiz, J. L. Sancho-Gómez, B. Tobarra-González

264. Learning from Incidents in Radiation Treatment
B. G. Clark, R. J. Brown, J. Ploquin, A. Kind, L. Grimard

265. Combined Dose Distribution for the External Beam Whole Breast Irradiation and MammoSite Breast Brachytherapy: Monte Carlo Investigation
S. Bensaleh, E. Bezak, T. Pham

266. In-vivo Proton Beam Shaping Using Static Magnetic Field for Cancer Therapy
D. Sardari, M. Hosseini-hamid, P. Saeidi

267. A Preliminary Study on Development of QA System for Stereotactic Head Frame and Its Reliability and Accuracy
S. Oh, J. Y. Kim, T. S. Suh, J. Y. Hong, S. Kim

268. Performance and Clinical Trial in vivo of a Scintillation Dosimeter in Brachytherapy
L. E. Cartwright, M. Nagory, D. R. McKenzie, N. Suchowerska

269. Algorithm Development of Designing a Patient-Specific Block for MC-Based Dose Calculation in Electron Beam Therapy for Breast Cancer
Sang Hoon Jung, Sung Ho Park, Ik Soo Choi, Geum Mun Baek, Eun Kyung Choi, Jong Hoon Kim, Sang-wook Lee, Si Yeol Song, Seung Do Ahn

270. An Air Core Scintillation Dosimeter for Megavoltage External Beam Dosimetry: Experimental Results
J. Lambert, Y. Yin, D. R. McKenzie, S. Law, A. Ralston, N. Suchowerska

271. An Air Core Cerenkov Free Scintillation Dosimeter: Monte Carlo Simulation for External Beam Radiation Therapy
P. Naseri, J. Lambert, D. R. McKenzie, N. Suchowerska

272. Simulation Study on Coverage of Tumor Motion Accordance with the Scanning Time in Slow-Scan CT
Chun-Joo Park, Sung Ho Park, Jungwon Kwak, Eun Kyung Choi, Jong Hoon Kim, Sang-Wook Lee, Si Yeol Song, Sang Min Yoon, Seung Do Ahn

273. Calibration of Therapy-level Dosimeters in Japan by Association for Nuclear Technology in Medicine (ANTM)
S. Sakata, Y. Akiyama, Y. Kusano, E. Takase, K. Yajima, S. Uesaka, H. Mizuno, A. Fukumura, T. Tanaka

274. Out-of-Treatment Room Set-Up for Patient Positioning in External Beam Radiotherapy
L. Weber, K. Westerlund, I. Näslund, H. Dahlin

275. Application of 2 Step IMRT to Spinal Tumors: A Preliminary Retrospective Planning Study Comparison with Classical IMRT
M. B. Gainey, K. Bratengeier, M. Flentje

276. Comparison of Two different Methods for describing the geometry of a Voxelized Anthropomorphic Phantom in Radiotherapy Treatment Plans
V. Abella, R. Miro, B. Juste, G. Verdu

277. Measuring system for testing the mechanical isocenter accuracy of medical linear accelerators
B. Casar, D. Cugura, I. Mendez Carot, I. Vojvodic, S. Rebersek

278. Validation of the SUV values calculation in the iPlan 4.0 Treatment Planning System (BrainLAB)
V. Jacob, P. Kneschaurek, M. Souvatzoglou, S. T. Astner, R. A. Bundschuh, R. Busch, A. -L. Grosu

279. New system for TBI with translation method at the Institute of Oncology Ljubljana
B. Casar, I. Vojvodic, V. Robar, U. Smrdel, I. Mendez Carot

280. Estimation of Free Electron Fraction Value p for a Parallel-Plate Ionization Chamber in High Dose Per Pulse IORT Electron Beams
R. Liuzzi, M. Salvatore, L. Cella

281. VMC++: Validation of the Monte Carlo code for low energies
D. Terribilini, M. K. Fix, D. Frei, W. Volken, P. Manser

282. Dose Distribution Depending on the Number of Control Points in Forward-Planned Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer
Taejin Hwang, Sei-Kwon Kang, Kwang-Ho Cheong, Soah Park, Meyeon Lee, Kyoung-Joo Kim, Do-Hoon Oh, Hoonsik Bae, Tae-Suk Suh

283. Method of Combined Proton-Photon Radiation Therapy of Prostate Cancer
Evgeni V. Khmelevsky, V. P. Kharchenko, Yu. D. Mel’nik, Irina N. Kancheli, Gennady I. Klenov, Michael F. Lomanov, Valentin I. Lyulevich, Valery P. Pokhvata, Oleg B. Ryazantsev, Vladimir S. Khoroshkov

284. Conversion of Greyscale Intensity Values from CBCT Images Acquired on Elekta XVI to HU for Treatment Planning Dose Calculations
S. La, C. Ceberg, A. Tomaszewicz, Lars Weber

285. Dosimetric Comparison between Helical Tomotherapy and Biologically Based IMRT Treatment Planning System for Selected Cases
N. P. Ploquin, J. G. Bélec, B. G. Clark

286. Study of a CVD diamond detector for absorbed dose measurement in photon beams with small field sizes
C. Caporali, G. Conte, A. S. Guerra, R. F. Laitano, M. Pimpinella

287. Analysis of Dose Shifts induced by Organ Movements during Treatment with TomoTherapy using a Motion Phantom and GafChromic EBT Films
C. Grohmann, R. Werner, D. Albers, F. Cremers

288. Tolerance of the Spinal Cord to Hypofractionated Radiotherapy Based on a Generalized Biological Effective Dose (gBED) Model
L. Ma, A. Sahgal, D. A. Larson

289. Reproducibility of neutron activated Sm-153 in tablets intended for human volunteer studies
C. H. Yeong, P. E. Blackshaw, K. H. Ng, B. J. J. Abdullah, M. Blaauw, R. J. Dansereau, A. C. Perkins

290. Sequential Optimization Scripts to Facilitate Treatment Planning for Robotic Radiosurgery Clinical Studies for Prostate and Lung Cancers
E. Lessard, W. Kilby, J. Dooley, C. Sims, A. Schlaefer, O. Blanck, C. R. Maurer

291. Comparative study between IBT or EBRT boost doses at organs at risk in Cervical Cancer treatment
A. Pereira, R. Pirraco, T. Viterbo, L. Gomes, F. Borges, L. Salgado, L. Carvalho, L. Trigo, J. Lencart

292. Beam Characterization for Step-and-Shoot IMRT
V. P. Batel, A. R. Figueira, A. L. Carvalho, T. Reis

293. Assessment of Image Guidance Using kV Orthogonal Images and Cone Beam CT for Liver Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Dong-wook Park, Jungwon Kwak, Sung Ho Park, Eun Kyung Choi, Jong Hoon Kim, Sang-wook Lee, Si Yeol Song, Sang Min Yoon, Seung Do Ahn

294. Dosimetric Effects of Gantry Angular Acceleration and Deceleration in Volumetric Modulated Radiation Therapy
Y. Song, P. Zhang, C. Obcemea, B. Mueller, C. Chandra, B. Mychalczak

295. Evaluation of Multileaf Collimator Effect on the Build-Up Dose Region Using Different Ionization Chambers
M. Zarza Moreno, A. C. Souto, N. Teixeira, A. P. Jesus, G. Mora

296. Standard Absorbed Dose to Water for HDR Brachytherapy Sources with Fricke Dosimetry
C. E. Almeida, R. Ochoa, C. Austerlitz, M. Coelho, M. Gazineu, J. G. Peixoto, E. J. Pires, R. R. Allison, H. Mota, C. Sibata

297. Monoscopic Imaging for Intra-fraction Motion Management
N. Agazaryan, S. Tenn, M. Selch, J. Rehs, S. Erbel, G. Remmert

298. Clinac Performance: Watching the First Seconds
A. R. Figueira, V. P. Batel, A. L. Carvalho, T. Reis

299. Accelerated Dose Calculation Engine for Interstitial Brachytherapy
Omar Chibani, Belal Moftah, C. -M. Charlie Ma

300. Updated Beam Parameters for Monte Carlo Simulation of Five Varian Megavoltage Photon Beams (4, 6, 10, 15 and 18 MV)
Omar Chibani, Belal Moftah, Charlie Ma

301. Single and Multibeam Dose Distribution for Treatment Planning of Cancer
Rukhsana Jabeen, M. Afzal

302. Quantitative Analyses of Normal Tissue Effects in the Clinic (QUANTEC): Clinical Use
R. K. Haken, L. B. Marks, S. M. Bentzen, L. S. Constine, J. O. Deasy, A. Eisbruch, E. D. Yorke, A. Jackson

303. The Lessons of QUANTEC (Quantitative Analysis of Normal Tissue Effects in the Clinic): Recommendations for Reporting and Gathering Data on Dose-Volume Dependencies of Treatment Outcome
A. Jackson, L. B. Marks, S. M. Bentzen, A. Eisbruch, E. D. Yorke, R. K. Haken, L. S. Constine, J. O. Deasy

Keywords: Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Biophysics and Biological Physics

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
IFMBE Proceedings
Category
Technology, Energy, Traffic
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783642034749

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