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Radiotherapy, Conformal MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Radiotherapy, Conformal
Tree Number(s)
E02.815.635.700
L01.313.500.750.100.710.600.550
Unique ID
D020266
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D020266
Scope Note
A therapy using IONIZING RADIATION where there is improved dose homogeneity within the tumor and reduced dosage to uninvolved structures. The precise shaping of dose distribution is achieved via the use of computer-controlled multileaf collimators.
Entry Version
RADIOTHER CONFORMAL
Entry Term(s)
3-D Conformal Radiotherapy
Conformal Radiotherapy
Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiotherapy
Previous Indexing
Radiotherapy Planning, Computer-Assisted (1988-1998)
Radiotherapy, Computer-Assisted (1988-1998)
See Also
Radiosurgery
Radiotherapy Dosage
Radiotherapy Planning, Computer-Assisted
Public MeSH Note
99
History Note
99
Date Established
1999/01/01
Date of Entry
1998/06/11
Revision Date
2016/01/20
Radiotherapy, Conformal Preferred
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