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The role of medical physicists in developing stereotactic radiosurgery
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FIG. 1.

Original Leksell gamma unit after relocation to UCLA Medical Center.

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FIG. 2.

Elekta Gamma Knife collimation system diagram (from US Patent office application).

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FIG. 3.

Diagram of the first linac radiosurgery system of Betti and Derechinsky based on Talairach stereotactic system (from US Patent office application).

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FIG. 4.

Derechinsky stereotactic fixation frame for linac based delivery (from US Patent office application).

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FIG. 5.

Ervin Podgorsak, right, at the beginning of the McGill radiosurgery program in 1987 with two visitors from Elekta; Juergen Arndt; left, and Dan Leksell, centre, clinical director at Elekta and son of Lars Leksell.

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FIG. 6.

Medical physicist Wendell Lutz performing a phantom measurement with his linac based system at the Jojnt Center (undated photo from W. Lutz).

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FIG. 7.

Hamilton and Lulu spinal immobilization device (from US Patent office application).

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Stereotactic radiosurgery: Historic landmark events.

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Scitation: The role of medical physicists in developing stereotactic radiosurgery
http://aip.metastore.ingenta.com/content/aapm/journal/medphys/35/9/10.1118/1.2969268
10.1118/1.2969268
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