Stereotactic body radiation therapy

Stanley H Benedict, Jing Cai, Bruce Libby, Michael Lovelock, David Schlesinger, Ke Sheng, Wensha Yang

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Abstract

Patient-specific quality assurance is a critical component in the overall quality control of radiation treatment because it provides assurance that the delivered dose will accurately match the planned dose distribution. In particular, it is important to verify that the treatment device is physically capable of delivering the planned dose distribution and that patient setup in the treatment room matches as closely as possible the patient setup at time of simulation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuality and Safety in Radiotherapy
PublisherCRC Press
Pages575-580
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9781439804377
ISBN (Print)9781439804360
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Benedict, S. H., Cai, J., Libby, B., Lovelock, M., Schlesinger, D., Sheng, K., & Yang, W. (2010). Stereotactic body radiation therapy. In Quality and Safety in Radiotherapy (pp. 575-580). CRC Press. https://doi.org/10.1201/b10448