Pelvic radiotherapy: Do we really need high energy beams?

A. Figueira, A. Monteiro, M. Marques, A. Carvalho, D. Inácio, P. Soares, T. Reis, V. Batel, G. Pinto
2013 Reports of Practical Oncology & Radiotherapy  
S376 reports of practical oncology and radiotherapy 1 8 ( 2 0 1 3 ) S369-S377 Results. We found no significant differences in the value of the corrections made by each expert on the isocenter (p > 0.05 ANOVA test) for various diseases. Conclusions. The value of the coordinate shifts resulting from the relocation of the isocenter by performing portal imaging does not depend on the radiation oncologist according to our analysis. It may be concluded that the method is "objective", although nothing
more » ... can be stated about the suitability of the corrections in terms of size and direction regarding algorithmic methods of image processing.
doi:10.1016/j.rpor.2013.03.611 fatcat:octwdaabdffqxbxi6ughjwxbvi