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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 309534, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/309534
Research Article

Similar-Case-Based Optimization of Beam Arrangements in Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy for Assisting Treatment Planners

1Department of Health Sciences, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 8128582, Japan
2Department of Radiology, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Tokyo 1138655, Japan
3Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 8128582, Japan
4Division of Quantum Radiation Science, Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, 3-1-1, Maidashi, Higashi-ku, Fukuoka 812-8582, Japan
5Department of Heavy Particle Therapy and Radiation Oncology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 8128582, Japan
6Department of Clinical Radiology, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Fukuoka 8128582, Japan

Received 20 July 2013; Accepted 21 September 2013

Academic Editor: Noriyoshi Sawabata

Copyright © 2013 Taiki Magome et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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