9780070051157

Radiation Therapy Planning

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  • ISBN13:

    9780070051157

  • ISBN10:

    0070051151

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1995-10-22
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
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Summary

All new expanded edition provides step-by-step guidelines on performing the technical aspects of radiation therapy. Important new coverage includes treatment preparation, 3-D treatment planning, dosimetry, new technologies, documentation, and quality assurance. In addition, you'll find added treatment planning guidelines by body region, and an expanded art program including many new 4-color illustrations.

Table of Contents

Introductory Material.Radiation Therapy Beams.Isdode Charts - Photon and Electron.Beam Modifying Devices.Single Beam Treatment.Multiple Beam Treatment.Moving Beam Treatment.Matching Field Edges.Patient-Beam Alignment.Localization and Treatment Simulation Procedures.Treatment Documentation.Treatment Techniques for Malignancies in the Head and Neck.Treatment Techniques for Malignancies in the Central Nervous System.Treatment Techniques for Malignancies in the Thorax.Treatment Techniques for Malignancies in the Abdomen.Treatment Techniques for Malignancies in the Pelvis.Treatment Techniques for Malignancies in the Extremeties.Treatment Techniques for Hodgkin's Disease.Special Beam Treatments.Dose Prescription and Fractionation Schedules.

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