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Image recording system characteristics for radiation therapy: portal localization and verification
Author(s): Arthur G. Haus; Robert E. Dickerson; Kenneth E. Huff; Terese M. Bogucki
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Paper Abstract

Radiotherapy portal imaging is the process of producing images using a radiation treatment linear accelerator or cobalt 60 unit. Portal images are used to evaluate the position of the radiation treatment beam and placement of shielding blocks with respect to the patient's anatomy. This paper discusses types, characteristics and clinical use of radiation therapy portal imaging systems.

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Date Published: 11 April 1996
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2708, Medical Imaging 1996: Physics of Medical Imaging, (11 April 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.237779
Show Author Affiliations
Arthur G. Haus, Eastman Kodak Co. (United States)
Robert E. Dickerson, Eastman Kodak Co. (United States)
Kenneth E. Huff, Eastman Kodak Co. (United States)
Terese M. Bogucki, Eastman Kodak Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2708:
Medical Imaging 1996: Physics of Medical Imaging
Richard L. Van Metter; Jacob Beutel, Editor(s)

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