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Imaging Systems In Radiation Oncology
Author(s): Richard A. Horn
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Paper Abstract

Electronic methods of imaging cancer patients can be superior to conventional radiographs in accuracy and speed of handling. Diagnostic video images can be displayed simultaneously with simulated treatment images or with actual treatment images to facilitate comparison and increase accuracy. Live display of patients undergoing treatment can be accomplished by using a therapy beam fluoroscreen. By simultaneously presenting images of the original treatment setup along with the live display, duplication of the original setup can be verified. These images can be stored on disk for permanent record. They can be played back by the physician at his convenience in order to check daily patient setups. Gamma camera images can be used to localize brachytherapy implants.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 January 1982
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0318, 1st Intl Conf and Workshop on Picture Archiving and Communication Systems, (14 January 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.967678
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Richard A. Horn, UCSD Medical Center (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0318:
1st Intl Conf and Workshop on Picture Archiving and Communication Systems
Andre J. Duerinckx, Editor(s)

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