Use of Computerized Tomography in Photon and Electron Treatment Planning

  • Andrée Dutreix
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 2)


In the ICRU report 24 (1976) on the determination of absorbed dose in a patient, the accuracy required in clinical dosimetry is examined (chapter 7.1) and the following statement made : “The conclusion which emerges is that although it is too early to generalize, the available evidence for certain types of tumour points to the need for an accuracy of ± 5 % in the delivery of an absorbed dose to a target volume, if the eradication of the primary tumour is sought”.


Target Volume Dose Distribution Window Width Depth Dose Tumour Dose 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrée Dutreix
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  1. 1.Physics DepartmentInstitut Gustave-RoussyVillejuifFrance

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