#29 Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy: The State of the Art

#29 Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy: The State of the Art   Price Reduced!

Author:  Jatinder R. Palta and T. Rockwell Mackie, editors
ISBN:  9781930524163      ISBN10:  1930524161
Published:  2003 | 904 pp. | Hardcover

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Table of Contents


List of Contributors

Historical Perspective on IMRT
Steve Webb, PhD, DSc

Mathematical Optimization for the Inverse Problem of Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy
Yair Censor, D.Sc

Physical Optimization
Thomas R. Bortfeld, PhD

Biological Indices for Evaluation and Optimization of IMRT
Ellen D. Yorke, PhD

Aperture-Based Inverse Planning
D.M. Shepard, PhD, M.A. Earl, PhD, C.X. Yu, D.Sc, Y. Xiao, PhD

Medical Imaging in IMRT Planning
Charles A. Pelizzari, PhD

Target and Critical Structure Definitions, Dose Presecription and Reporting for IMRT
James Balter, PhD

What Is Different About IMRT?
Mark Langer, MD

IMRT Delivery Using Serial Tomotherapy
Bruce Curran, ME, MS

Helical Tomotherapy
Thomas Rockwell Mackie, PhD, Gustavo H. Olivera, PhD, Jeffrey M. Kapatoes, PhD, Kenneth J. Ruchala, PhD, John P. Balog, PhD, Wolfgang A. Tome, PhD, Susanta Hui, PhD, Michael Kissick, PhD, Chuan Wu, MS, Robert Jeraj, PhD, Paul J. Reckwerdt, BS, Paul Harari, MD, Mark Ritter, MD, PhD, Lisa Forrest, VMD, James Welsh, MD, MS, and Minesh P. Mehta, MD

Static MLC IMRT (Step and Shoot)
Arthur Boyer, PhD

Dynamic MLC IMRT
Paul Keall, PhD, Qiuwen Wu, PhD, Yan Wu, MS, and Jong Oh Kim, PhD

Functional Requirements for IMRT
Timothy J. Waldron, MS

Radiation Shielding for IMRT
Daniel A. Low, PhD

Dosimetry Metrology for IMRT
Jean M. Moran, PhD

Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy:
The Good, the Bad and the Misconceptions
James M. Galvin, DSc

Commissioning and Quality Assurance for IMRT Treatment Planning
Michael B. Sharpe, PhD, DABMP

Clinical Implementation of IMRT Treatment Planning
Gary A. Ezzell, PhD

Patient-Specific Quality Assurance in IMRT
Ping Xia, PhD and Cynthia Chuang, PhD

Monitor Unit Calculation and Plan Validation for Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy
Lei Xing, PhD, Y. Yang, PhD, Jonathan G. Li, PhD, Yan Chen, PhD, Gary Luxton, PhD, Zhe Chen, PhD, Y. Song, PhD, and Arthur L. Boyer, PhD

Monte Carlo and IMRT
Jeffrey V. Siebers, PhD and Radhe Mohan, PhD

IMRT Delivery System QA
Thomas J. LoSasso, PhD

Tolerance Limits and Action Levels for Planning and Delivery of IMRT
Jatinder R. Palta, PhD, Siyong Kim, PhD, Jonathan G. Li, PhD, and Chihray Liu, PhD

Quality Assurance: When and What Is Enough for IMRT?
Gary A. Ezzell, PhD

IMRT for Prostate Cancer
Alan Pollack, MD, PhD and Robert A. Price, PhD

Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer
K.S. Clifford Chao, MD and Angel I. Blanco, MD

Lung Cancer Radiotherapy
Craig W. Stevens, MD, PhD, Thomas Guerrero, MD, PhD and Kenneth M. Forster, PhD

Methods to Manage Respiratory Motion in Radiation Treatment
John Wong, PhD

X-Ray-Guided IMRT
David A. Jaffray, PhD

Patient Positioning Using Optical and Ultrasound Techniques
Sanford L. Meeks, PhD, Wolfgang A. Tome, PhD, Lionel G. Bouchet, PhD, A. Curtis Hass, MD, John M. Buatti, MD, Francis J. Bova, PhD

Modulated Electron Therapy
Kenneth R. Hogstrom, PhD, John A. Antolak, PhD, Rajat J. Kudchadker, PhD, C.-M. Charlie Ma, PhD and Dennis D. Leavitt, PhD

Compensated and Intensity-Modulated Proton Therapy
Tony Lomax, PhD

Socio-Economic Issues of Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy
Michael T. Gillin, PhD

The Future of IMRT
Jerry J. Battista, PhD, and Glenn S. Bauman, PhD

Novel Uses and Applications of IMRT
James S. Welsh, MS, MD, Gustavo H. Olivera, PhD, and T. Rochwell Mackie, PhD

List of Acronyms