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Metal artefact reduction for accurate tumour delineation in radiotherapy

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Background and purpose

Two techniques for metal artefact reduction for computed tomography were studied in order to identify their impact on tumour delineation in radiotherapy.

Materials and methods

Using specially designed phantoms containing metal implants (dental, spine and hip) as well as patient images, we investigated the impact of two methods for metal artefact reduction on (A) the size and severity of metal artefacts and the accuracy of Hounsfield Unit (HU...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.radonc.2017.09.029

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Kovacs, DG More by this author
Rechner, LA More by this author
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ORCID:
0000-0003-2792-9218
Berthelsen, AK More by this author
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Radiotherapy and Oncology Journal website
Volume:
126
Issue:
3
Pages:
479-486
Publication date:
2017-10-16
Acceptance date:
2017-09-20
DOI:
EISSN:
1879-0887
ISSN:
0167-8140
Pubs id:
pubs:742127
URN:
uri:43c3942d-f588-4c8b-b093-93e7e13df6cf
UUID:
uuid:43c3942d-f588-4c8b-b093-93e7e13df6cf
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pubs:742127

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