M.T. Clinical Terms

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M.T. Clinical Terms
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2013-11-19 14:05:32
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Clinical Terms
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  1. gross palpable or visible tumor
    gross tumor volume (GTV)
  2. gross palpable or visible tumor (GTV) and a surrounding volume of tissue that may contain subclinical or microscopic disease
    clinical target volume (CTV)
  3. CTV plus margins for geometric uncertainties, such as patient motion, beam penumbra, and treatment setup differences
    planning target volume (PTV)
  4. the measurement of the thickness of a patient along the central axis (CA or CAX) or at any other specified point within the area being irradiated
    separation
  5. the dimensions of a treatment field at the isocenter, which are represented by width x length of the field
    field size
  6. source to skin distance
    SSD
  7. source to axis distance
    SAD

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