A consistency monitor for radiation therapy treatments

Bhudatt R. Paliwal, Mehran Zaini, Todd McNutt, E. Jeffrey Fairbanks, Rebecca Kitchen

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A thin, large area transparent transmission chamber mounted below the accessory tray is described and its suitability for daily treatment delivery consistency is investigated. The sensitivity of the detector to changes in monitor unit setting, field size, wedge size, missing blocks, and wedges is presented. Some of the other potential applications are also discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1805-1808
Number of pages4
JournalMedical physics
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1996
Externally publishedYes


  • radiotherapy
  • transmission chamber
  • treatment consistency

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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