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A cardiac contouring atlas for radiotherapy

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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 ...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.1016/j.radonc.2017.01.008

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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Warren, S
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Radiotherapy and Oncology Journal website
Volume:
122
Issue:
3
Pages:
416-422
Publication date:
2017-02-21
Acceptance date:
2017-01-11
DOI:
EISSN:
1879-0887
ISSN:
0167-8140
Pubs id:
pubs:673038
URN:
uri:65dafb5a-4b9f-4171-b396-d32c3555870f
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uuid:65dafb5a-4b9f-4171-b396-d32c3555870f
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pubs:673038
Paper number:
3

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