Photon and electron output calibration (TG), percent depth dose of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Task Group TG‐ was constituted by the AAPM—Science Council—Therapy Physics Committee—Quality Assurance and Outcome Improvement. Acknowledgements Implementation of AAPM TG Quality Assurance of Medical Accelerators • Invitation from organization committee • QA team physicists in.

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AAPM Reports – Task Group report: Quality assurance of medical accelerators

Monthly — Special Notes a. Dose monitoring as a function of dose rate b.

Tolerance is summation of total for each width or length d. Asymmetric jaws should be checked at settings of 0. Lateral, longitudinal, and rotational f.

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Task Group report: quality assurance of medical accelerators.

Leaf position, speed, gantry angles, etc. Imaging dose to be reported as effective dose for measured doses per TG The IGRT QA program for an imaging system attached to a linear accelerator is primarily designed to check Geometric accuracy, imaging quality, safety, and imaging aaapm b. Positioning and repositioning, noise, and CTDI, software accuracy c.


Geometric accuracy, pixel number consistency, contrast, imaging dose d. Isocenter accuracy, Conebeam CT dose, safety, imaging dose e. Scaling measured at SSD typically used for imaging. Baseline means that the measured data are consistent with or better than ATP data.

Task Group 142 report: quality assurance of medical accelerators.

Or at a minimum when devices are to be used during treatment day. Artifacts in CT Imaging Crescent Artifact in CBCT Scans An apparent shift of the bow tie profile from projection to projection deriving most likely from minor mechanical instabilities, such as a tilt of the source or a shift of the focal spot W Giles et al: MV Localization 0o of BB; collimator at 0 and 90o.

Repeat MV localization of BB for gantry angles of 90o, o, and o.

Adjustment of BB to treatment isocenter. Measurement of BB location in kV radiographic coordinates u,v vs. Image alignment Image fusion Couch aa;m 6-D rotations ….

Isocenter lies at the center of the high dose detector. The longest dimension of the th is aligned along with H-F laser or cross-hair. Summary TG provides an effective guidelines for quality assurance of medical linear accelerators. Implementation of TG requires a team efforts from different expertise to support all QA activities and develop necessary policies and procedures.


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At the same time, it presents new challenges for its efficient and effective implementation. Expertise must be xapm and must be re-established from time to time. One must also be cognizant that in actual clinical practice, inherent uncertainties of the guidance solution exist, as each technique has its own range of uncertainties.

An annual QA report be generated Policy number Policy name Policy date Sunset date Policy text. CT Scan Parameter Form.

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