Published in Respiratory Therapeutics Week, September 4th, 2006
"Fluoroscopy is widely used for evaluating tumor mobility in radiotherapy planning. Lung tumor mobility was scored using virtual fluoroscopy, and this was compared to mobility derived from contoured tumors in all phases of a respiration-correlated (or 4D) CT scan. 4DCT datasets were reviewed and 29 patients were identified in whom tumors were visible on anterior-posterior fluoroscopy views. Mobility in all directions was estimated on fluoroscopy movie loops by clinicians," scientists in Netherlands reported.
"These results were compared to mobility...
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