Quality Assurance in Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy

Yucel Saglam, Yasemin Bolukbasi, Ali Ihsan Atasoy, Fatih Karakose, Vildan Alpan, Ugur Selek, Ahmet Kucuk, Berrin Pehlivan, Erkan Topkan
2020 Advances in Research  
Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) and stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT) have settled down in the center of modern palliative and recently curative intent treatments in the last two decades. Being special, technology-driven, direct knowledge and experience based clinical procedures, both SRS and SBRT require high precision, accuracy and reproducibility to be safely and effectively delivered, which delineates the importance of quality assurance (QA) procedures from head to toe. In this review,
more » ... e. In this review, we focused on summary of the comprehensive QA program covering clinical, technical and patient-specific treatment aspects, which need to be individualized per department based on several current recommendation guidelines.
doi:10.9734/air/2020/v21i730216 fatcat:z6cl7ejtvfdu5jqu36rmjkgxzy