Full text loading...
Acceleration of dose calculations for intensity-modulated radiotherapy
1.T. R. Mackie, P. Reckwerdt, T. McNutt, M. Gehring, and C. Sanders, “Photon Beam Dose Computations,” in Teletherapy: Present and Future, edited by T. R. Mackie and J. R. Palta (Advanced Medical Publishing, Madison, WI, 1996).
2.M. K. Woo and J. R. Cunningham, “The validity of the density scaling method in primary electron transport for electron and photon beams,” Med. Phys. 17, 187–194 (1990).
3.E. R. Epp, A. L. Boyer, and K. P. Dopke, “Underdosing of lesions resulting from lack of electronic equilibrium in upper respiratory air cavities irradiated by 10 MV x-ray beams,” Int. J. Radiat. Oncol., Biol., Phys. 2, 613–619 (1977).
4.T. R. Mackie, E. El-Khatib, J. Battista, J. Scrimger, J. Van Dyk, and J. R. Cunningham, “Lung dose corrections for 6- and 15-MV x rays,” Med. Phys. 12, 327–332 (1985).
5.E. E. Klein, L. M. Chin, R. K. Rice, and B. J. Mijnheer, “The influence of air cavities on interface doses for photon beams,” Int. J. Radiat. Oncol., Biol., Phys. 27, 419–427 (1993).
6.D. F. Herring and D. M. J. Compton, “The degree of precision required in the radiation dose delivered in cancer radiotherapy,” Br. J. Radiol. 5, 51–58 (1972).
7.ICRU-24, “Determination of Absorbed Dose in a Patient by Beams of X or Gamma Rays in Radiotherapy Procedures,” 24, International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements, 1976.
8.A. Dutreix, “When and how can we improve precision in radiotherapy?,” Radiother. Oncol. 2, 275–292 (1984).
9.J. Dutriex, M. Tubiana, and A. Dutriex, “An approach to the interpretation of clinical data on tumour control probability-dose relationship,” Radiother. Oncol. 11(3), 239–248 (1988).
10.A. Brahme, J. Chavaudra, T. Landberg, E. C. McCullough, F. Nüsslin, J. A. Rawlinson, G. Svensson, and H. Svensson, “Accuracy requirements and quality assurance of external beam therapy with photons and electrons,” Acta Oncologica Supplementum 1, 59–62 (1988).
11.C. M. Ma, T. Pawlicki, S. B. Jiang, J. S. Li, J. Deng, E. Mok, A. Kapur, L. Xing, L. Ma, and A. L. Boyer, “Monte Carlo verification of IMRT dose distributions from a commercial treatment planning optimization system,” Phys. Med. Biol. 45, 2483–2495 (2000).
12.A. Niemierko and M. Goitein, “The use of variable grid spacing to accelerate dose calculations,” Med. Phys. 16, 357–366 (1989).
13.A. Niemierko and M. Goitein, “Random sampling for evaluating treatment plans,” Med. Phys. 17, 753–762 (1990).
14.S. Webb and M. Oldham, “A method to study the characteristics of 3D dose distributions created by superposition of many intensity-modulated beams delivered via a slit aperture with multiple absorbing vanes,” Phys. Med. Biol. 41, 2135–2153 (1996).
15.R. Jeraj and P. J. Keall, “Monte Carlo based inverse treatment planning,” Phys. Med. Biol. 44, 1885–1896 (1999).
16.R. Mohan and C. S. Chui, “Use of fast Fourier transforms in calculating dose distributions for irregularly shaped fields for three-dimensional treatment planning,” Med. Phys. 14, 70–77 (1987).
17.R. Mohan, “Dose Calculations for Radiation Treatment Planning,” in Monte Carlo Transport of Electrons and Photons, edited by T. M. Jenkins, W. R. Nelson, and A. Rindi (Plenum, New York, 1988), pp. 549–572.
18.R. Mohan, “Dose computations for three-dimensional radiation treatment planning,” Australas. Phys. Eng. Sci. Med. 12, 241–272 (1989).
19.T. R. Mackie, J. W. Scrimger, and J. J. Battista, “A convolution method of calculating dose for 15-MV x-rays,” Med. Phys. 12, 188–196 (1985).
20.C. X. Yu, T. R. Mackie, and J. W. Wong, “Photon dose calculation incorporating explicit electron transport,” Med. Phys. 22, 1157–165 (1995).
21.P. J. Keall and P. W. Hoban, “Accounting for primary electron scatter in x-ray beam convolution calculations,” Med. Phys. 22, 1413–1418 (1995).
22.P. J. Keall and P. W. Hoban, “Superposition dose calculation incorporating Monte Carlo generated electron track kernels,” Med. Phys. 23, 479–485 (1996).
23.R. Mohan, C. Chui, and L. Lidofsky, “Differential pencil beam dose computation model for photons,” Med. Phys. 13, 64–73 (1986).
24.Q. Wu and R. Mohan, “Algorithms and functionality of an intensity modulated radiotherapy optimization system,” Med. Phys. 27, 701–711 (2000).
25.R. Mohan, Q. Wu, M. Manning, and R. Schmidt-Ullrich, “Radiobiological analysis of fractionation strategies for intensity-modulated radiation treatments of head and neck cancers,” Int. J. Radiat. Oncol., Biol., Phys. 46, 619–630 (2000).
No metrics data to plot.
The attempt to load metrics for this article has failed.
The attempt to plot a graph for these metrics has failed.
Article metrics loading...