ESTRO 2024 - Abstract Book


Physics - Inter-fraction motion management and offline adaptive radiotherapy

ESTRO 2024

A daily CBCT with bone (translation) correction is sufficient to ensure adequate CTV doses. With the drinking and bowel preparation protocol, margins of 5 mm anteriorly and 7 mm on other sides are effectively accommodating the anatomical variability of the target structures.

Keywords: Rectum, IGRT, short course RT


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A geometric parameter to predict the risk of exceeding tolerance doses during pancreas SBRT.

Mauro Loi 1 , Laura Masi 2 , Raffaella Doro 2 , Margherita Zani 1 , Gabriele Simontacchi 1 , Lorenzo Livi 1

1 Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Careggi, Università di Firenze, Radiation Oncology Unit, Florence, Italy. 2 Istituto fiorentino di cura e assistenza- IFCA, Department of Medical Physics and Radiation Oncology, Florence, Italy


Inter-fraction organ deformations during SBRT for pancreatic patients can lead to excessive doses to OARs. A simple geometric parameter (EIV) is proposed as a tool to predict the risk of exceeding dose tolerances as well as to select patients needing adaptive re-planning.


20 patients were treated for pancreatic cancer delivering 40/50Gy in 5 fractions at a CyberKnife (CK) system and requiring V35Gy < 0.5 cc for duodenum, stomach and bowel. A parameter (EIV) was defined to quantify target to OAR proximity. For each patient the expansion-intersection volume (EIV), was computed on the planning CT (pCT) as the intersection volume between the PTV expanded by 5 mm and duodenum, stomach and bowel separately. Pre-fraction CT scans were acquired with a maximum of 2 repeated scans per patient, for a total of 25 scans. OARs were first

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