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Multisectional planning for external beam radiotherapy: a "poor person's" alternative to three-dimensional treatment planning



Multisectional planning for external beam radiotherapy: a "poor person's" alternative to three-dimensional treatment planning



Medical Dosimetry 20(1): 35-41



Recent technical advances in the field of computers have led to the use of three-dimensional dose computation for optimizing a radiation therapy plan. However, in centers which lack such a state-of-the-art technology, one could explore the use of multisectional planning to obtain information about the dose profiles all along the target volume. This article highlights the utility of multisectional planning as an alternative to three-dimensional treatment planning systems for external beam radiation therapy.

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PMID: 7794489

DOI: 10.1016/0958-3947(94)00051-j


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