Treatment planning, intrafraction monitoring and delivery: Linear accelerator-based stereotactic spine radiotherapy

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This chapter describes linear accelerator-based stereotactic spine radiotherapy. It is written for a broad audience and aims to provide an accessible introduction to the topic. The chapter begins by describing key features of stereotactic spine radiotherapy and the conventional linear accelerator. It then follows this by going through the main steps in the treatment process. It is by necessity brief and selective, and it is written from the authors' perspective; however, the references provide further detail and a starting point for those who wish to explore the growing body of literature on this topic.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationStereotactic Body Radiation Therapy
Subtitle of host publicationSpinal Metastasis
PublisherFuture Medicine Ltd.
Number of pages19
ISBN (Electronic)9781780843902
ISBN (Print)9781780843926
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jul 2014

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