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Implementation of an Automation Tool for Treatment Planning Constraint Designation and Plan Evaluation

      Applying dose constraints for individual structures and assuring that constraints are met represent critical components of radiotherapy treatment planning, particularly within the inverse planning process. Structure constraints defined for a variety of treatment site-specific target and normal tissue structures have previously been evaluated at our center via manual measurement from calculated dose statistics within the treatment planning system. This process is time consuming and prone to manual errors.
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