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Effect of MLC leaf width on the planning and delivery of SMLC IMRT using the CORVUS inverse treatment planning system
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10.1118/1.1812607
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FIG. 1.

Comparison of dose distributions for one of the brain cases calculated using (a) bixel size and (b) bixel size.

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Comparison of dose distributions for one of the pancreas cases calculated using (a) bixel size and (b) bixel size.

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Comparison of DVHs for the 0.5 and bixel size plans for the brain case shown in Fig. 1, including target PTV, optic chiasm (OC), and right optic nerve (RON).

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TABLE I.

Number of segments and monitor units for plans generated using different bixel sizes, along with the volume of the PTV in cubic centimeters.

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TABLE II.

Number of segments and monitor units as a function of delivery efficiency for the “” and “” treatment units for one case from each site.

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TABLE III.

Number of monitor units required for bixel size plans using different optimization techniques [continuous annealer (CA), discrete annealer (DA), and smooth downhill search (SDS)].

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Scitation: Effect of MLC leaf width on the planning and delivery of SMLC IMRT using the CORVUS inverse treatment planning system
http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/aapm/journal/medphys/31/12/10.1118/1.1812607
10.1118/1.1812607
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