Stereotactic body radiation therapy


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© 2011 by Taylor and Francis Group, LLC. 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.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Benedict, SH; Cai, J; Libby, B; Lovelock, M; Schlesinger, D; Sheng, K; Yang, W

Published Date

  • January 1, 2010

Book Title

  • Quality and Safety in Radiotherapy

Start / End Page

  • 575 - 580

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9781439804360

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1201/b10448

Citation Source

  • Scopus