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dc.contributor.authorSrnivasan, K.-
dc.contributor.authorMohammadi, M.-
dc.contributor.authorShepherd, J.-
dc.date.issued2014-
dc.identifier.citationPolish journal of radiology / Polish Medical Society of Radiology, 2014; 79:181-193-
dc.identifier.issn1733-134X-
dc.identifier.issn1899-0967-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2440/97242-
dc.description.abstractThe use of Cone-beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) in radiotherapy is increasing due to the widespread implementation of kilovoltage systems on the currently available linear accelerators. Cone beam CT acts as an effective Image-Guided Radiotherapy (IGRT) tool for the verification of patient position. It also opens up the possibility of real-time re-optimization of treatment plans for Adaptive Radiotherapy (ART). This paper reviews the most prominent applications of CBCT (linac-mounted) in radiation therapy, focusing on CBCT-based planning and dose calculation studies. This is followed by a concise review of the main issues associated with CBCT, such as imaging artifacts, dose and image quality. It explores how medical physicists and oncologists can best apply CBCT for therapeutic applications.-
dc.description.statementofresponsibilityKavitha Srinivasan, Mohammad Mohammadi, Justin Shepherd-
dc.language.isoen-
dc.publisherInternational Scientific Information, Inc.-
dc.rights© Pol J Radiol, 2014-
dc.subjectArtifacts-
dc.subjectCone-Beam Computed Tomography-
dc.subjectImage Processing, Computer-Assisted-
dc.subjectRadiotherapy, Image-Guided-
dc.titleApplications of linac-mounted kilovoltage Cone-beam Computed Tomography in modern radiation therapy: a review-
dc.typeJournal article-
dc.identifier.doi10.12659/PJR.890745-
pubs.publication-statusPublished-
dc.identifier.orcidMohammadi, M. [0000-0002-2393-8849]-
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