Computers in radiotherapy: clinical aspects

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Radiotherapy -- Data processing., Computers., Radiothe
Statement[by] Thomas J. Deeley.
SeriesComputers in medicine series
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LC ClassificationsRM849 .D35
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Paginationx, 113 p.
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Open LibraryOL5521154M
ISBN 10040751600X
LC Control Number73594786
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Hendrickson computer retrieval. For physicians who are not currently involved in computerized data retrieval, this is an excellent review of the methodology, state of the art, and analysis capabilities. Computers have had and will continue to have a tremendous impact on professional activity in almost all areas.

This applies to radiological medicine and in particular to radiation therapy. This book compiles the most recent developments and results of the application of computers and computer.

The book is intended for computer sientists, medical physicists, engineers and physicians in the field of radiation therapy and provides a comprehensive survey of the entire field. Keywords Computers ICCR Internet Medical Physics Personal Computer Proceedings Radiation Therapy Tumor computed tomography (CT) magnetic resonance imaging (MRI.

This applies to radiological medicine and in particular to radiation therapy. This book compiles the most recent developments and results of the application of computers and computer science as presented at the XIIIth International Conference on the Use of Computers in Radiation Therapy.

The scientific and clinical foundations of Radiation Therapy are cross-disciplinary.

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This book endeavours to bring together the physics, the radiobiology, the main clinical aspects as well as available clinical evidence behind Radiation Therapy, presenting mutual relationships between these disciplines and their role in the advancements of Reviews: 2. The scientific and clinical foundations of Radiation Therapy are cross-disciplinary.

This book endeavours to bring together the physics, the radiobiology, the main clinical aspects as well as available clinical evidence behind Radiation Therapy, presenting mutual relationships between these disciplines and their role in the advancements of.

The work has two main sections: Clinical and Technical. The clinical section has chapters that address all aspects of radiation therapy for brain metastases, including integrating advances in surgery and drug treatments. The technical section focuses on the “how to” aspects of treatment, including treatment planning and delivery.

Hardbound. Since the first conference inthere has been an enormous change, qualitatively as well as quantitatively in the application of computers in the field of radiotherapy. The fast technical development has made applications possible that only a few people dreamed of two decades ago.

There is now hardly any field in radiotherapy where computers have no book is a. Radiation treatment planning plays an important role in modern radiation therapy; it could simulate to plan the geometric, radiobiological, and dosimetric aspects of the therapy using radiation transport simulations and optimization.

In this chapter, we have reviewed several quantitative methods used for evaluating radiation treatment plans and discussed some important considering points. This book endeavours to bring together the physics, the radiobiology, the main clinical aspects as well as available clinical evidence behind Radiation Therapy, presenting mutual relationships between these disciplines and their role in the advancements of radiation oncologyThis text refers to the paperback s: 2.

This book endeavours to bring together the physics, the radiobiology, the main clinical aspects as well as available clinical evidence behind Radiation Therapy, presenting mutual relationships between these disciplines and their role in the advancements of radiation oncology.

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Computers have been used for the past 25 years in radiation oncology for such diverse activities as treatment planning, treatment machine verification, image processing, and tumor registry analysis. Practical Radiotherapy introduces the reader to the physics and equipment that is central to radiotherapy practice.

The early section of the book deals with the essential physics and mathematics of radiation beams with chapters on atomic and applied laws of physics, X-ray production, radiation dosimetry and X-ray interactions with s: 1. Booktopia - Buy Radiotherapy books online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

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This book endeavours to bring together the physics, the radiobiology, the main clinical aspects as well as available clinical evidence behind Radiation Therapy, presenting mutual relationships between these disciplines and their role in the advancements of radiation oncology.

Radiotherapy In Practice Imaging Uploaded By Anne Golon, this book one in a series examining practical aspects of radiotherapy helps to fill the gap in training in a detailed and highly illustrative way as with the other books in the series edited by peter hoskin it is a multi author work examining the role of imaging in each major.

Common factors that lead to treatment failure in head and neck cancer are the lack of tumour oxygenation, the accelerated division of cancer cells during treatment, and radioresistance. These tumour-related challenges and possible ways to overcome them are covered in this book, authored by three medical physicists and a clinical oncologist who explain how different radiobiological findings.

Clinical audits are considered more effective than quality control audits (ISO ) in harmonizing radiotherapy delivery. 35 Clinical audits differ greatly from the formal controls carried out by radiation protection or other government institutions.

Medical staff members are more receptive to clinical audits, mostly because the auditing team. Careful teamwork, peer review of radiotherapy planning, and quality assurance within a clinical trial framework offer the best chances of achieving this balance.

This book covers all these aspects, highlighting the need for highly specialist teams with the extensive knowledge and the broad skillset required to offer children and young people. Get this from a library. The use of computers in radiation therapy: XIIIth international conference: Heidelberg, Germany, May[Wolfgang Schlegel; Thomas Bortfeld;] -- Computers have had and will continue to have a tremendous impact on professional activity in almost all areas.

This applies to radiological medicine and in particular to radiation therapy. This book provides a first comprehensive summary of the basic principles, instrumentation, methods, and clinical applications of three-dimensional dosimetry in modern radiation therapy treatment.

The presentation reflects the major growth in the field as a result of the widespread use of more sophisticated radiotherapy approaches such as intensity-modulated radiation therapy and proton therapy.

Extensively revised and updated, this accessible book examines all the essential aspects of radiotherapy, from the physics and mathematics of radiation beams, to in-depth descriptions of the equipment used by radiotherapy practitioners, to new and expanded coverage of MR-linac and Halcyon technology, proton therapy, stereotactic body.

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Image-Guided Radiation Therapy. Image-guided radiation therapy (IGRT) is the process of performing imaging before daily radiotherapy, with the intent of improving target accuracy and precision by correcting for geometric and anatomic deviations.

IGRT techniques consist of planar or volumetric imaging, which allows for tighter treatment margins. This publication provides guidance for designing and implementing radiotherapy programmes, taking into account clinical, medical physics, radiation protection and safety aspects. It reflects current requirements for radiotherapy infrastructure in settings with limited resources.

It will be of use to. Basic Radiation Oncology is an all-in-one book, encompassing the essential aspects of radiation physics, radiobiology, and clinical radiation oncology.

A complete section is devoted to each of these fields. In the first two sections, concepts that are crucial in radiation physics and radiobiology are reviewed in depth. Contents Page Preface 1 Quality Assurance and its Conceptual Framework (Editor: W P M Mayles) 1 Clinical background (H J Dobbs) 1 Outline of the radiotherapy process 1.

The computer is discussed only as a medium through which human behaviors are shaped and expressed. The primary message of most articles involves information about human behavior. Therefore, professionals with an interest in the psychological aspects of computer use, but with limited knowledge of computers, will find this journal of interest.

This book looks at the often debilitating consequences for individuals undergoing radiation therapy and the associated problems for health care professionals that provide clinical and supportive care.

Coverage includes physical aspects of treatment in terms of toxicity, issues related to assessment and clinical management, the organizational Reviews: 2.This provides the reader with a comprehensive understanding of what contributes to the patient’s experience in diagnostic imaging and radiotherapy.

It also considers other aspects of the patient experience, such as inter-professional team working, disability, communication, clinical .Dosimetry and Medical Radiation Physics (DMRP) Radiation Oncology Physics Handbook. The IAEA has published “Radiation Oncology Physics: a handbook for teachers and students” aiming at providing the minimum level of knowledge expected of a medical physicist specializing in radiation therapy.

As a complement to the publication, a set of slides following closely the material in the book has.