Phys Med 2020 Dec 11;80:175-185. Epub 2020 Nov 11.
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Proton Therapy Center, 1570 N 115th St., Seattle, WA 98133, United States; Departments of Radiation Oncology, University of Washington School of Medicine, 1959 NE Pacific St., Seattle, WA 98195, United States. Electronic address:
Purpose: This work aims to validate new 6D couch features and their implementation for seated radiotherapy in RayStation (RS) treatment planning system (TPS).
Materials And Methods: In RS TPS, new 6D couch features are (i) chair support device, (ii) patient treatment option of "Sitting: face towards the front of the chair", and (iii) patient support pitch and roll capabilities. The validation of pitch and roll was performed by comparing TPS generated DRRs with planar x-rays. Read More