Evaluation of 3DCRT plan quality using various indices for cancer of cervix

Prabhu, Jyothi N and Ramya, B and Nair, Sarath S and Srinidhi, GC and Fernandes, Donald J (2014) Evaluation of 3DCRT plan quality using various indices for cancer of cervix. In: 35th Annual Conference of Association of Medical Physicists of India (AMPICON 2014), November 20-22, 2014, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences, Loni Maharashtra India.

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Abstract

The three dimensional conformal radiotherapy (3DCRT) is developed to give good dose conformity to the target volume. The dose distributions in 3DCRT can be quantified using dose volume histograms which graphically summaries 3D dose distribution data in a single curve for each structure. With the availability of treatment planning systems various plans can be easily obtained for the same patient. The choice between plans requires integration and analysis of all the plans. Hence an additional tool which integrates all the data and presents in a quantitative form is required!". In this study we have evaluated the three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy (3D-CRT) plans generated for locally advanced Ca Cervix tumors (stage liB and above) in two planning systems using various indices.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Radiotherapy and Oncology
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 26 Oct 2016 09:51
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2016 09:51
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/147408

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