publication . Article . 2006

Automated detection of a prostate Ni-Ti stent in electronic portal images.

Carl, Jesper; Nielsen, Henning; Nielsen, Jane; Lund, Bente; Larsen, Erik Hoejkjaer;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2006
  • Country: Denmark
Abstract
<p> </p><br/> Udgivelsesdato: DEC <h3><a href="http://scitation.aip.org/vsearch/servlet/VerityServlet?KEY=ALL&amp;possible1=Nielsen%2C+Henning&amp;possible1zone=author&amp;maxdisp=25&amp;smode=strresults&amp;aqs=true"></a></h3><p> </p><p>Planning<sup> </sup>target volumes (PTV) in fractionated radiotherapy still have to be<sup> </sup>outlined with wide margins to the clinical target volume due<sup> </sup>to uncertainties arising from daily shift of the prostate position.<sup> </sup>A recently proposed new method of visualization of the prostate<sup> </sup>is based on insertion of a thermo-expandable Ni-Ti stent. The<sup> </sup>current study proposes a new detect...
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ACM Computing Classification System: TheoryofComputation_ANALYSISOFALGORITHMSANDPROBLEMCOMPLEXITY
free text keywords: radiotherapy, Algorithms, Automation, Diagnostic Imaging, Electronics, Equipment Design, Humans, Male, Nickel, Phantoms, Imaging, Prostatic Neoplasms, Radiotherapy Dosage, Radiotherapy Planning, Computer-Assisted, Radiotherapy, Conformal, Stents, Temperature, Titanium
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