JMRS ASMIRT CPD Q&A - Radiation Therapy - March 2021
Maximise your CPD by reading the following selected Radiation Therapy article and answer the five questions.
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Continuing Professional Development Q&A - Radiation Therapy
Intrafraction cone beam computed tomography verification of breath hold during liver stereotactic radiation therapy
Brown E, Muscat E, O’Connor P, Liu H, Lee Y, Pryor D. (2021) J Med Radiat Sci.
1.  For the purposes of this article, intrafraction imaging is? *
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2.  In this study, which one of the following was not part of the criteria used to determine a patient’s suitability for breath hold? *
1 point
3.  This study found that diaphragmatic feathering: *
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4.  What did the study highlight as important to the success of breath hold Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) for liver treatment? *
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5.  Future investigations into breath hold SBRT liver treatment does not include which of the following? *
1 point
Recommended further reading:
1. Bedos L, Riou, O, Aillères N, Braccini A, Molinier J, Llacer Moscardo C, et al. Evaluation of reproducibility of tumor repositioning during multiple breathing cycles for liver stereotactic body radiotherapy treatment. Rep Pract Oncol Radiother. 2017 Mar-Apr; 22(2):132-140.

2. Choi GW, Suh Y, Das P, Herman J, Holliday E, Koay E, et al. Assessment of setup uncertainty in hypofractionated liver radiation therapy with a breath-hold technique using automatic image registration–based image guidance. Radiat Oncol. 2019 Aug; 14:154. 

3. Naumann P, Batista V, Farnia B, Fischer J, Liermann J, Tonndorf-Martini E, et al. Feasibility of optical surface-guidance for position verification and monitoring of stereotactic body radiotherapy in deep-inspiration breath-hold. Front Oncol. 2020 Sep; 10: 2080.

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