Radiation Science and Technology

Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2020

  • An Analysis Method of Dose Error Caused by the Couch Tilt of CT Simulation Machine

    Yang Bo, Zhang Jing, Li Lei, Liu Xiaolong, Pang Haowen

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 27-31
    Received: Aug. 17, 2020
    Accepted: Aug. 25, 2020
    Published: Sep. 10, 2020
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    Abstract: Purpose: If the horizontal plane is inconsistent between computer tomography (CT) couch and line accelerator (LA) couch, the position of the isocenter point in the radiotherapy treatment planning system (TPS) should deviate from that of it on the accelerator couch board. Then, the actual dose distribution was different from the radiotherapy plan we... Show More