Acta Med. 2011, 54: 149-152

Daily Prostate Volume and Position Monitoring Using Implanted Gold Markers and On-Board Imaging during Radiotherapy

Linda Kašaováa,b, Igor Siráka, Jan Jansaa, Petr Paluskaa, Jiří Peteraa

aCharles University in Prague, Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital Hradec Králové, Czech Republic: Department of Oncology and Radiotherapy
bUniversity of Defence, Faculty of Military Health Sciences, Hradec Králové, Czech Republic

Received May 24, 2011
Accepted October 11, 2011


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