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Intensity-modulated radiation therapy

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Published for the American Association of Physicists in Medicine by Medical Physics Pub. , Madison, WI
Radiotherapy -- Congresses., Medical physics -- Congre
Statementedited by Jatinder R. Palta, T. Rockwell Mackie.
GenreCongresses.
SeriesMedical physics monograph ;, no. 29
ContributionsPalta, Jatinder., Mackie, T. Rock.
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LC ClassificationsRM849 .A463 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 888 p. :
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Open LibraryOL3696835M
ISBN 101930524161
LC Control Number2003105917
OCLC/WorldCa53240338

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What Is Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy. IMRT is a type of radiation therapy that works with advanced software and a computer-controlled device called a medical linear accelerator (LINAC).

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Thin beams of radiation of different intensities are aimed at the tumor from many angles. This type of radiation therapy reduces the damage to. What is Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy. IMRT is an approach to delivering radiation to malignant (cancerous) tumors that uses computer-controlled devices to target certain areas of a tumor.

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Intensity-modulated radiation therapy. Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) is an advanced form of 3D-CRT that can create a dose distribution around a complex and irregular target volume.

67, 68 In contrast to conventional or conformal radiation, in which a constant dose rate is administered to a defined field, IMRT delivers non-uniform. Intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) is an advanced mode of high-precision radiotherapy that uses computer-controlled linear accelerators to deliver precise radiation doses to a malignant tumor or specific areas within the tumor.

IMRT allows for the radiation dose to conform more precisely to the three-dimensional (3-D) shape of the. Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) combines tumor imaging techniques with special linear accelerators that can deliver hundreds of thin beams of radiation from any angle.

Information fed into the linear accelerator allows it to revolve around the patient, delivering radiation in a three-dimensional pattern that corresponds to the exact tumor location. The advanced developments in external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) over the past few decades have improved dose conformity to the target while minimizing dose to the surrounding organs at risk (OAR).

Intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) and volumetric modulated arc therapy (VMAT) are two commonly used EBRT techniques to treat by: Intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) is a type of conformal radiotherapy. Conformal radiotherapy shapes the radiation beams to closely fit the area of cancer.

You can have IMRT on a standard radiotherapy machine, called a linear accelerator (LINAC).

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The LINAC has a device called a multileaf collimator. The multileaf collimator is made up of. A type of 3-dimensional radiation therapy that uses computer-generated images to show the size and shape of the tumor. Thin beams of radiation of different intensities are aimed at the tumor from many angles.

This type of radiation therapy reduces the damage to healthy tissue near the tumor.

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Also called intensity-modulated radiation therapy. Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) IMRT (Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy) is a very sophisticated modality of radiation therapy that allows physicians to deliver cancer killing radiation doses to a specific target (tumor) volume without treating surrounding healthy.

Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy (IMRT) IMRT is an advanced form of external beam radiation therapy. The advantage of this type of radiation therapy is that radiation specialists can shape, or conform radiation doses to the exact three-dimensional shape of a tumor, making the technology ideal for use on irregularly shaped tumors located in.

Intensity modulated radiation therapy is a type of radiation therapy for treating hard-to-reach tumors. It uses 3-D imaging technology, allowing doctors to adjust the radiation beam and strength based on a tumor's size, shape and location.

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