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Dosimetric comparison of Acuros XB deterministic radiation transport method with Monte Carlo and model-based convolution methods in heterogeneous media

By Tao Han, Justin K. Mikell, Mohammad Salehpour and Firas Mourtada


Purpose: The deterministic Acuros XB (AXB) algorithm was recently implemented in the Eclipse treatment planning system. The goal of this study was to compare AXB performance to Monte Carlo (MC) and two standard clinical convolution methods: the anisotropic analytical algorithm (AAA) and the collapsed-cone convolution (CCC) method

Topics: Radiation Therapy Physics
Publisher: American Association of Physicists in Medicine
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