The Matching of Adjacent Fields in Radiotherapy 1

Radiology (Impact Factor: 6.87). 09/1973; 108(2):419-22. DOI: 10.1148/108.2.419
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Field matching of radiation beams can introduce very large dosage errors across the junction. The authors present a simple method of generating a wide penumbra so that the probability and magnitude of these errors may be reduced to acceptable levels.

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