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A Photographic Method For Determining The Topography Of Radiotherapy Patients
Author(s): Wendel D. Renner; Sharad Amtey; P. R. Reddi
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Paper Abstract

An investigation was made into the employment of a photogrammetric technique to determine the treatment surface topography of patients undergoing radiotherapy. A suitable technique that meets criteria of simplicity and accuracy is described. Simplification is achieved by utilizing the source light of the radiotherapy unit to project a pattern that serves to complete a stereo pair with a photograph. Accuracy of the order of 2 mm. was obtainable with a test space. An example with a human form is presented.

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Date Published: 20 January 1977
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0089, Applications of Optics in Medicine and Biology, (20 January 1977); doi: 10.1117/12.955038
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Wendel D. Renner, Community Hospital of Indianapolis, Inc. (United States)
Sharad Amtey, West Virginia University Medical Center (United States)
P. R. Reddi, West Virginia University Medical Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0089:
Applications of Optics in Medicine and Biology
Robin E. Herron, Editor(s)

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