Energy and intensity modulated radiation therapy with electrons

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Olofsson, Lennart;
(2005)
  • Publisher: Umeå : Umeå universitet
  • Subject: Radiation sciences | Radiation therapy | Conformal therapy | IMRT | Electrons | Electron treatment head | Electron MLC | Bremsstrahlung reduction | Integral dose | Penumbra | Output factor | Strålningsvetenskap | Radiology, Nuclear Medicine and Medical Imaging | Radiologi och bildbehandling

In recent years intensity modulated radiation therapy with photons (xIMRT) has gained attention due to its ability to reduce the dose in the tissues close to the tumour volume. However, this technique also results in a large low dose volume. Electron IMRT (eIMRT) has th... View more
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