Segmentation algorithmic approach to step-and-shoot intensity modulated radiation therapy

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Description

The present invention provides a method comprising recursively partitioning an intensity modulated beam into plateaus; and partitioning the plateaus into segments. The present invention also provides a method for controlling administration of radiation therapy to a patient based on static leaf prescriptions. In addition, the present invention provides a method for partitioning an IMB.

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Title
  • Segmentation algorithmic approach to step-and-shoot intensity modulated radiation therapy

Patent Number
  • US 7283611 B2

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Inventor
  • Shuang Luan

  • Danny Z. Chen

  • Xiaobo Sharon Hu

  • Chao Wang

  • Xiaodong Wu

Inventor From Local Institution
  • Danny Z. Chen

  • Xiaobo Sharon Hu

Other Application
  • 11/085,510

Claims
  • 23

Classification (US Patent)
  • 378/65; 378/51; 378/64; 378/901;

Cooperative Patent Classification codes
  • A61N 5/103 (20130101); Y10S 378/901 (20130101); A61N 5/1042 (20130101); A61N 5/1036 (20130101)

International Patent Classification codes
  • A61N 5/10 (20060101)

Language
  • eng

Date Issued
  • 2007-10-16

Publisher
  • United States Patent and Trademark Office

Assignee
  • University of Notre Dame Du Lac

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