A cardiac contouring atlas for radiotherapy.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The heart is a complex anatomical organ and contouring the cardiac substructures is challenging. This study presents a reproducible method for contouring left ventricular and coronary arterial segments on radiotherapy CT-planning scans.
MATERIAL AND METHODS: Segments were defined from cardiology models and agreed by two cardiologists. Reference atlas contours were delineated and written guidelines prepared. Six radiation oncologists tested the atlas. Spatial ...Expand abstract
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© 2017 Duane, et al. Published by Elsevier Ireland Ltd. Radiotherapy and Oncology 122 (2017) 416–422
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