2007

Treating Tumors that Move with Respiration

ISBN: 978-3-540-69885-2 (Print) 978-3-540-69886-9 (Online)

Table of contents (27 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVI

  2. Respiration Motion and Tumor Tracking Techniques

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-13

      Tumor Motion Ranges Due to Respiration and Respiratory Motion Characteristics

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      Pages 15-29

      Respiratory Motion Tracking for Robotic Radiosurgery

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      Pages 31-36

      Patient Alignment and Target Tracking in Radiosurgery of Soft-Tissue Tumors Using Combined Fiducial and Skeletal Structures Tracking Techniques

  3. Thoraco-Abdominal Dosimetry, Radiobiology, and Imaging

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 37-37

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      Pages 39-53

      The Radiobiological Rationale for Hypofractionation of Lung and Liver Tumors

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      Pages 55-61

      18FDG-PET/CT for Treatment Planning and Follow-Up

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      Pages 63-74

      Treatment Planning of Abdominal Lesions

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      Pages 75-80

      Use of a Target Complexity Index in Radiosurgical Plan Evaluation

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      Pages 81-87

      Dose Escalation with the Frameless Respiratory Tumor Tracking System of the CyberKnife for Early Stage Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer

  4. Thoraco-Abdominal Fiducial Placement Strategies

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 89-89

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      Pages 91-100

      Percutaneous Placement of Fiducial Markers for Thoracic Malignancies

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      Pages 101-103

      Use of a Blood Patch Technique to Prevent Pneumothorax During Insertion of Lung Fiducials

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      Pages 105-110

      Thoracic Fiducial Placement via Flexible Bronchoscopy

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      Pages 111-114

      Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Fiducial Placement for CyberKnife Radiosurgery

  5. Lung Tumor Treatment — Techniques and Experiment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 115-115

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      Pages 117-123

      Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy in the Treatment of Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

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      Pages 125-132

      Dosimetric Considerations for Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy Delivery in the Lung

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      Pages 133-144

      Selection of Treatment for Patients with Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in a Multidisciplinary Thoracic Oncology Program

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      Pages 145-153

      CyberKnife Frameless Image-Guided High-Dose Fractionated Stereotactic Radiosurgery with the Synchrony Motion Tracking Module in the Treatment of Single Small Peripheral Lung Tumors

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      Pages 155-163

      Initial Experience Treating Lung Tumors with the CyberKnife

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      Pages 165-175

      Stereotactic Radiosurgery for Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Rationale, Patient Selection, Results and Complications

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      Pages 177-192

      Toxicity and Efficacy of Treating Mediastinal and Hilar Lesions

  6. Liver and Pancreas Treatment — Techniques and Experiment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 193-193

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      Pages 195-203

      A Review of Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Liver and Pancreas

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