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Towards accurate tumour tracking in lungs

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5 Author(s)
V. Baudet ; LIRIS, Villeurbanne, France ; P. -F. Villard ; F. Jaillet ; M. Beuve
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Motivated by radiotherapy and hadrontherapy improvement, we consider in a first step the potential of a simple elastic mechanical modelling to simulate lung deformations and motions during respiration, towards tumour tracking. Two approaches are presented: one is the finite-element based method and the other is the mass-spring system. For these approaches, we suggest a personalisation based on the measurement of physical and geometrical data for each patient.

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Information Visualization, 2003. IV 2003. Proceedings. Seventh International Conference on

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16-18 July 2003