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BioMed Research International
Volume 2016, Article ID 6805979, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/6805979
Research Article

Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy for Spine Radiosurgery: Superior Treatment Planning and Delivery Compared to Static Beam Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy

1Radiation Oncology unit, Oncology Institute, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel
2Sheba Medical Center, Israel
3Stereotactic Radiosurgery Unit, Talpiot Medical Leadership Program, Department of Neurosurgery, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel
4Spine Surgery Unit, Talpiot Medical Leadership Program, Department of Neurosurgery, Sheba Medical Center, Ramat Gan, Israel

Received 20 October 2015; Accepted 30 November 2015

Academic Editor: David J. Yang

Copyright © 2016 Leor Zach 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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