Publications

Vision RT technology has been widely researched by numerous users including the some of the most respected centers in radiation oncology. Below you can find a list of the journal papers and conference proceedings that detail the use of the technology. Click on the links to view abstracts and full papers where available.

Use the menu directly below to see the publications listed and organized by treatment site.

 

Please note: The publications listed below report on clinical use and performance of Vision RT products by independent users. These have not been validated by Vision RT and as such are not endorsed by Vision RT. Users of Vision RT’s products should develop and validate their own workflows consistent with clinical practice within their facility.

Indication

  • Left Breast (Deep Inspiration Breath Hold)
  • SRS

General Breast

O'Connor, et al. A Review of the Magnitude of Patient Imaging Shifts in Relation to Departmental Policy Changes. Med Phys 2014;41 (158).

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Padilla L, et al. Assessment of interfractional variation of the breast surface following conventional patient positioning for whole-breast radiotherapy. J Appl Clin Med Phys 2014;15 (5):4921.

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Shah AP, et al. Clinical evaluation of interfractional variations for whole breast radiotherapy using 3-dimensional surface imaging. Pract Radiat Oncol 2013;3 (1):16-25.

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Wiant D, et al. The Accuracy of AlignRT Guided Set‐up for Whole Breast and Chestwall Irradiation. Med Phys 2012;39.

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Chang AJ, et al. Video surface image guidance for external beam partial breast irradiation. Pract Radiat Oncol 2012;2 (2):97-105.

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Miller DA, et al. Inter-Fraction and Intra-Fraction Breast Motion Localized Using AlignRT for Early Breast Cancer. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2008;72 (1):S189-S190.

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Bert C, et al. Clinical experience with a 3D surface patient setup system for alignment of partial-breast irradiation patients. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2006;64 (4):1265-1274.

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Left Breast (Deep Inspiration Breath Hold) - Application

Featured Paper

Zagar T, et al. Prospective Assessment of Deep Inspiration Breath Hold to Prevent Radiation Associated Cardiac Perfusion Defects in Patients with Left-Sided Breast Cancer. J Appl Clin Med Phys 2015;93 (3S):2027.

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Tang X, et al. Dosimetric effect due to the motion during deep inspiration breath hold for left-sided breast cancer radiotherapy. J Appl Clin Med Phys 2015;16 (4):5358.

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Rochet N, et al. Deep inspiration breath-hold technique in left-sided breast cancer radiation therapy: Evaluating cardiac contact distance as a predictor of cardiac exposure for patient selection. Pract Radiat Oncol 2015;5 (3):e127-134.

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Tanguturi SK, et al. Prospective assessment of deep inspiration breath-hold using 3-dimensional surface tracking for irradiation of left-sided breast cancer. Pract Radiat Oncol 2015;5 (6):358-365.

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Rong Y, et al. Improving intra-fractional target position accuracy using a 3d surface surrogate for left breast irradiation using the respiratory-gated deep-inspiration breath-hold technique. PLoS One 2014;9 (5):e97933.

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Tang X, et al. Clinical experience with 3-dimensional surface matching-based deep inspiration breath hold for left-sided breast cancer radiation therapy. Pract Radiat Oncol 2014;4 (3):e151-158.

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Gierga DP, et al. A voluntary breath-hold treatment technique for the left breast with unfavorable cardiac anatomy using surface imaging. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2012;84 (5):e663-668.

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Cervino LI, et al. Using surface imaging and visual coaching to improve the reproducibility and stability of deep-inspiration breath hold for left-breast-cancer radiotherapy. Phys Med Biol 2009;54 (22):6853-6865.

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Flampouri S, et al. Position Verification of Breast Treatment with Breath‐Hold Technique Using 3D‐Surface and Fluoroscopic Imaging. Medical Physics 2008;35 (6):2713-2713.

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Left Breast (Deep Inspiration Breath Hold) - Background

Featured Paper

Darby SC, et al. Risk of Ischemic Heart Disease in Women after Radiotherapy for Breast Cancer. N Engl J Med 2013;368 (11):987-998.

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Zagar TM, Cardinale DM Marks LB. Breast cancer therapy-associated cardiovascular disease. Nat Rev Clin Oncol 2016;13 (3):172-184.

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Taylor CW, et al. Exposure of the Heart in Breast Cancer Radiation Therapy: A Systematic Review of Heart Doses Published During 2003 to 2013. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2015;93 (4):845-853.

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Lemanski C, et al. Image-guided radiotherapy for cardiac sparing in patients with left-sided breast cancer. Front Oncol 2014;4:257.

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Harris EE, et al. Late cardiac mortality and morbidity in early-stage breast cancer patients after breast-conservation treatment. J Clin Oncol 2006;24 (25):4100-4106.

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Harris EE. Cardiac mortality and morbidity after breast cancer treatment. Cancer Control 2008;15 (2):120-129.

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Clarke M, et al. Effects of radiotherapy and of differences in the extent of surgery for early breast cancer on local recurrence and 15-year survival: An overview of the randomised trials. Lancet 2005;366 (9503):2087-2106.

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Marks LB, et al. The incidence and functional consequences of rt-associated cardiac perfusion defects. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2005;63 (1):214-223.

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SRS - Clinical

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Pham NL, et al. Frameless, real-time, surface imaging-guided radiosurgery: Update on clinical outcomes for brain metastases. Translational Cancer Research 2014;3 (4):351-357.

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Pan H, et al. Frameless, real-time, surface imaging-guided radiosurgery: Clinical outcomes for brain metastases. Neurosurgery 2012;71 (4):844-851.

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Li G, et al. Clinical experience with two frameless stereotactic radiosurgery (fSRS) systems using optical surface imaging for motion monitoring. J Appl Clin Med Phys 2015;16 (4):5416.

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Paravati AJ, et al. Initial clinical experience with surface image guided (SIG) radiosurgery for trigeminal neuralgia. Translational Cancer Research 2014;3 (4):333-337.

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Baker B Sullivan T. Trigeminal Rhizotomy Performed with Modern Image-guided Linac: Case Report. Cureus 2013;5 (9):e139.

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Li G, et al. Migration from full-head mask to “open-face” mask for immobilization of patients with head and neck cancer. Journal of Applied Medical Physics 2013;14(5):243

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SRS - Accuracy

Wen N, et al. Technical Note: Evaluation of the systematic accuracy of a frameless, multiple image modality guided, linear accelerator based stereotactic radiosurgery system. Med Phys 2016;43 (5):2527.

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Smith T, et al. Characterization of a High-Definition Optical Patient Surface Tracking System Across Five Installations. Med Phys 2016;43.

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Mancosu P, et al. Accuracy evaluation of the optical surface monitoring system on edge linear accelerator in a phantom study. Med Dosim 2016;41 (2):173-179.

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Manger RP, et al. Failure mode and effects analysis and fault tree analysis of surface image guided cranial radiosurgery. Med Phys 2015;42 (5):2449-2461.

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Wen N, et al. Characteristics of a novel treatment system for linear accelerator-based stereotactic radiosurgery. J Appl Clin Med Phys 2015;16 (4):5313.

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Lau SK, et al. Single-Isocenter Frameless Volumetric Modulated Arc Radiosurgery for Multiple Intracranial Metastases. Neurosurgery 2015;77 (2):233-240; discussion 240.

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Wiersma RD, et al. Spatial and temporal performance of 3D optical surface imaging for real-time head position tracking. Med Phys 2013;40 (11):111712.

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Cervino LI, et al. Initial clinical experience with a frameless and maskless stereotactic radiosurgery treatment. Pract Radiat Oncol 2012;2 (1):54-62.

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Li G, et al. Motion monitoring for cranial frameless stereotactic radiosurgery using video-based three-dimensional optical surface imaging. Med Phys 2011;38 (7):3981-3994.

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Li G, et al. Optical Surface Imaging for Online Rotation Correction and Real‐Time Motion Monitoring with Threshold Gating for Frameless Cranial Stereotactic Radiosurgery. Med Phys 2011;38.

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Cervino LI, et al. Frame-less and mask-less cranial stereotactic radiosurgery: A feasibility study. Phys Med Biol 2010;55 (7):1863-1873.

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Other

Krengli M, et al. Three-dimensional surface and ultrasound imaging for daily IGRT of prostate cancer. Radiat Oncol 2016;11(1):159.

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Zhao B, et al. Feasibility of Open Mask Immobilization with Optical Imaging Guidance (OIG) for H&N Radiotherapy. Med Phys 2016;43.

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Li G, et al. Characterization of optical-surface-imaging-based spirometry for respiratory surrogating in radiotherapy. Med Phys 2016;43 (3):1348-1360.

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Wiant D, et al. A prospective evaluation of open face masks for head and neck radiation therapy. Pract Radiat Oncol 2016.

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Batin E, et al. Can surface imaging improve the patient setup for proton postmastectomy chest wall irradiation? Pract Radiat Oncol 2016.

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Apicella G, et al. Three-dimensional surface imaging for detection of intra-fraction setup variations during radiotherapy of pelvic tumors. Radiol Med 2016;121 (10):805-810.

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Gierga DP, et al. Analysis of setup uncertainties for extremity sarcoma patients using surface imaging. Pract Radiat Oncol 2014;4 (4):261-266.

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Mamalui-Hunter M Li Z. Evaluation of the Surface Rendering Patient Localization System for Proton Therapy Facility. Med Phys 2011;2011 (38).

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Bert C, et al. A phantom evaluation of a stereo-vision surface imaging system for radiotherapy patient setup. Med Phys 2005;32 (9):2753-2762.

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Bidmead M, et al. Investigating the correlation between surface and bony anatomy using 3D surface and portal imaging. Radiotherapy and Oncology 2004;73:S233.

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Schoffel PJ, et al. Accuracy of a commercial optical 3d surface imaging system for realignment of patients for radiotherapy of the thorax. Phys Med Biol 2007;52 (13):3949-3963.

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Johnson U, et al. Real time 3D surface imaging for the analysis of respiratory motion during radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys;60 (1):S603-S604.

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GateCT

Spadea MF, et al. Evaluation and commissioning of a surface based system for respiratory sensing in 4D CT. J Appl Clin Med Phys 2010;12 (1):3288.

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Hughes S, et al. Assessment of two novel ventilatory surrogates for use in the delivery of gated/tracked radiotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer. Radiother Oncol 2009;91 (3):336-341.

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Noel C, Klein E Moore K. A Surface‐Based Respiratory Surrogate for 4D Imaging. Medical Physics 2008;35 (6):2682-2682.

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