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Registration of radiographs in radiation therapy using open curve segments

James Balter

Registration of radiographs in radiation therapy using open curve segments

method and applications

by James Balter

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radiotherapy.,
  • Radiography, Medical -- Positioning.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby James Balter.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 94/2494 (R)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationix, 144 leaves
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1241940M
    LC Control Number94628694

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Registration of radiographs in radiation therapy using open curve segments by James Balter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Experiments on the registration of clinical portal and simulation images (pixel size = by mm) indicate an accuracy on the order of 2 mm or less in translation and 2 deg or less in rotation.

Analysis of portal and simulation radiographs of the brain, thorax, and pelvis indicates this algorithm to be robust and clinically by: Determination of a transformation relating two radiographs permits registration of simulation and portal images and the transfer of information between them.

The algorithm is based on spatially registering segments of open curves or points seen on both images, and does not require identification of corresponding curve endpoints. Balter JM, Pelizzari CA, Chen GT.

Correlation of projection radiographs in radiation therapy using open curve segments and points. Med Phys. Mar-Apr; 19 (2)– Fritsch DS, Chaney EL, Boxwala A, McAuliffe MJ, Raghavan S, Thall A, Earnhart JR. Core-based portal image registration for automatic radiotherapy treatment : A.

Boxwala, E. Chaney, C. Friedman. Balter J M, Pelizzari C A and Chen G T Y Correlation of projection radiographs in radiation therapy using open curve segments and points Med. Phys. 19 Crossref PubMed Google Scholar Bansal R, Staib L H, Chen Z, Rangarajan A, Knisely J, Nath R and Duncan J S A novel approach for the registration of 2D portal and 3D CT images for.

Correlation of projection radiographs in radiation therapy using open curve segments and points. James M. Balter; Charles A. Pelizzari; George T.

Chen; Pages:. Gilhuijs K G A and van Herk M Automatic on-line inspection of patient setup in radiation therapy using digital portal images Med. Phys. 20 Crossref PubMed Google Scholar Gonzales R C and Woods R E Digital Image Processing (Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley)Cited by: Implementation of three dimensional conformal radiation therapy: Prospects, opportunities, and challenges - Introduction radiographs in radiation therapy using open curve segments and points.

The use of ionizing radiation for the treatment of cancer dates back to the late 19th century, remarkably soon after Roentgen described X-rays in and the use of brachytherapy after Marie and Pierre Curie discovered radium in These initial efforts stimulated a Cited by: The minimum required resolution is dpi for photographs and dpi for line drawings.

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A new radiographic patient positioning technique developed for radiosurgery has been analyzed to show the effect of computed tomography (CT) slice thickness on the precision of target localization during treatment. The positioning technique establishes the pose of the patient’s anatomy during treatment by comparing treatment room radiographs with digitally reconstructed radiographs derived.

A prostate cancer patient was imaged using both MR and computed tomography (CT). The multilevel threshold (MLT) algorithm was used to categorise voxel values in the MR images into three segments (air, water and bone) with homogeneous Hounsfield units (HU).

An intensity-modulated radiation therapy plan was generated from CT images of the patient. Sensors are more sensitive with digital radiography than traditional x-ray films, allowing the exposure time to be less, reducing radiation. Digital x-ray sensors: Intraoral sensors are waterproofed by the manufacturer, but because they cannot be sterilized, they must have a disposable barrier placed on them prior to use with each patient.

The film gets darker when I use more radiation. This is an example of: Ultraviolet is on the inside of the curve; infrared is on the outside of the curve. The intensification factor is the _____ necessary to The radiography log book is a record of exposures; the.

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In intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) the aim of an accurate conformal dose distribution is obtained through a complex process. This ranges from the calculation of the optimal distribution of fluence by the treatment planning system (TPS), to the dose delivery through a multilamellar collimator (MLC), with several segments per beam in the step and shoot approach.

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use of CBCT include: 1) use of appropriate image size or field of view, 2) assess the radiation dose risk, 3) minimize patient radiation exposure and, 4) maintain professional competency in performing and interpreting CBCT studies When using CBCT, the resulting imaging is required to be supple.

Radiotherapy based on magnetic resonance imaging as the sole modality (MRI-only RT) is an area of growing scientific interest due to the increasing use of MRI for both target and normal tissue delineation and the development of MR based delivery systems.

One major issue in MRI-only RT is the assignment of electron densities (ED) to MRI scans for dose calculation and a similar need for Cited by: It appears doubtful that the use of CT information in megavoltage photon-beam isodose curve generation requires (a) larger computers than those currently available either in existing therapy planning systems or on the scanner itself or (b) direct access to the CT by:.

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