Essays about: "radiotherapy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 95 essays containing the word radiotherapy.

  1. 1. DICOM Second Generation RT : An Analysis of New Radiation Concepts by way of First-Second Generation Conversion

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för visuell information och interaktion

    Author : David Holst; [2019]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The current DICOM communication standard for radiotherapy is outdated and has serious design issues. A new version of the standard, known as DICOM 2nd generation for Radiotherapy, has been introduced and this thesis examines new concepts relating to radiation delivery. READ MORE

  2. 2. Can Surface Scanning Improve the Workflow of Elekta Linac Treatments?

    University essay from KTH/Medicinteknik och hälsosystem; KTH/Medicinteknik och hälsosystem

    Author : Anna Arousell; Ylva Engdahl; [2019]
    Keywords : Elekta Linac; Elekta VersaHD; Elekta Infinity; C-RAD; Catalyst; radiotherapy; surface scanning; workflow analysis;

    Abstract : The aim of the project was to compare the workflow for an Elekta Linac with and without the surfacescanning system Catalyst and describe pros and cons with both workflows. The findings in the reportcan be used as decision support in development of Elekta products and workflow improvements. READ MORE

  3. 3. Immediate breast reconstruction after mastectomy at Örebro University Hospital

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för medicinska vetenskaper

    Author : Linneá Larsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Breast cancer; Immediate breast reconstruction; Mastectomy; Contraindications; Radiotherapy;

    Abstract : Abstract Introduction Immediate breast reconstruction (IBR) can be offered to breast cancer patients after mastectomy. A satisfactory breast symmetry has positive effects on psychosocial morbidity, quality of life and body image. The frequency of IBR were in 2017 in Region Örebro County 4%, lower than the national target on 20%. READ MORE

  4. 4. Geant4 Simulations of Hadron Therapy and Refinement of User Interface

    University essay from KTH/Medicinteknik och hälsosystem; KTH/Medicinteknik och hälsosystem

    Author : Emil Ekelund; David Fogelberg Skoglösa; [2019]
    Keywords : Geant4; Hadron Therapy; Bragg Peak; Monte Carlo; ROOT;

    Abstract : Radiotherapy is one of the most used methods for treating cancer and the most common way to execute such treatments is to irradiate tumors with high energy photons. This can damage healthy tissue along the irradiation line. READ MORE

  5. 5. Machine learning and augmented data for automated treatment planning in complex external beam radiation therapy

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för elektronik, matematik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Michael Lempart; [2019]
    Keywords : Machine Learning; Deep Learning; Data Augmentation; Treatment Planning; External Beam Radiation Therapy;

    Abstract : External beam radiation therapy is currently one of the most commonly used modalities for treating cancer. With the rise of new technologies and increasing computational power, machine learning, deep learning and artificial intelligence applications used for classification and regression problems have begun to find their way into the field of radiation oncology. READ MORE