Evaluation of Novalis IGRT for Mobile Tumors


Anil Sethi from Loyola University Medical Center discusses the evaluation of Novalis Image Guided Radiation Therapy (IGRT) for moving targets. He begins by giving an overview of Novalis IGRT with ExacTrac Patient Positioning and Monitoring along with various phantoms for quality assurance (QA). He then goes into detail about the methods and materials for verifying system accuracy in both static and dynamic modes and the results thereof.


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Well, I wanna thank all of you for sticking around for the afternoon sessions today, and most importantly, to Brainlab and the organizers for inviting me to present some of our results that we've been working on for some time. So, when we first started with the ExacTrac, we were concerned about the accuracy and precision of the system. And we did some testing and we were pleasantly surprised with our results. And then when we started moving into the gating domain, we said, "Well, what happens if the target is moving? What are the consequences to the accuracy and...

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