X3D IN RADIATION THERAPY PROCEDURE PLANNING

Felix G. Hamza-Lup, Ivan Sopin, Dan Lipsa, Omar Zeidan

Abstract

Radiation therapy, an increasingly available and effective cancer treatment solution, involves sophisticated machinery as well as careful planning. Interactive 3D simulations combined with accurate 3D patient specific data can improve the planning process saving time and resources in generating the optimal treatment plan. We illustrate the potential of X3D in radiation therapy, specifically radiation treatment planning. Embedding patient specific data (2D CT scans) in the interactive virtual setup improves the radiation therapy planning by early detection of collision cases. The X3D system may be used to support the decision making process as well as innovations in medical planning and training.

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G. Hamza-Lup F., Sopin I., Lipsa D. and Zeidan O. (2007). X3D IN RADIATION THERAPY PROCEDURE PLANNING . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST, ISBN 978-972-8865-78-8, pages 359-364. DOI: 10.5220/0001292003590364


in Bibtex Style

@conference{webist07,
author={Felix G. Hamza-Lup and Ivan Sopin and Dan Lipsa and Omar Zeidan},
title={X3D IN RADIATION THERAPY PROCEDURE PLANNING},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST,},
year={2007},
pages={359-364},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001292003590364},
isbn={978-972-8865-78-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 2: WEBIST,
TI - X3D IN RADIATION THERAPY PROCEDURE PLANNING
SN - 978-972-8865-78-8
AU - G. Hamza-Lup F.
AU - Sopin I.
AU - Lipsa D.
AU - Zeidan O.
PY - 2007
SP - 359
EP - 364
DO - 10.5220/0001292003590364