Image-Guided and Adaptive Radiation Therapy

Publication Year: 2009

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Timmerman, Robert D.; Xing, Lei

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-178282-1

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 96

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This book provides detailed, state-of-the-art information and guidelines on the latest developments, innovations, and clinical procedures in image-guided and adaptive radiation therapy.

The first section of this volume discusses key methodological and technological issues in image-guided and adaptive radiation therapy, including use of implanted fiducial markers, management of respiratory motion, image-guided stereotactic radiosurgery and stereotactic body radiation therapy, three-dimensional conformal brachytherapy, target definition and localization, and PET/CT and biologically conformal radiation therapy.

The second section provides practical clinical information on image-guided adaptive radiation therapy for cancers at all common anatomic sites and for pediatric cancers, and the third section offers practical guidelines for establishing an effective image-guided adaptive radiation therapy program.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Timmerman, Robert D.; Xing, Lei
ISBN: 978-0-78-178282-1
Specialty:
Internal Medicine
Radiology
Oncology
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 384
Illustrations: 273
Year: 2009
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 96

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