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Log file based dose reconstruction and accumulation for 4D adaptive pencil beam scanned proton therapy in a clinical treatment planning system: Implementation and proof-of-concept.

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Summary of "Log file based dose reconstruction and accumulation for 4D adaptive pencil beam scanned proton therapy in a clinical treatment planning system: Implementation and proof-of-concept."

Motion induced uncertainties hamper the clinical implementation of pencil beam scanning proton therapy (PBS-PT). Prospective pre-treatment evaluations only provide multi-scenario predictions without giving a clear conclusion for the actual treatment. Therefore, in this proof-of-concept study we present a methodology for a fraction-wise retrospective 4D dose reconstruction and accumulation aiming at the evaluation of treatment quality during and after treatment.

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Name: Medical physics
ISSN: 2473-4209
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