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Tipton KN, Sullivan N, Bruening W, et al. Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy [Internet]. Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2011 May. (Comparative Effectiveness Technical Briefs, No. 6.)

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Abbreviations

2D-CRT

Conventional radiation therapy

3D-CRT

Three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy

AAA

Anisotropic analytical algorithm

AAPM

American Association of Physicists in Medicine

ABC

Active breathing control

ACR

The American College of Radiology

AHA

The American Hospital Association

AHRQ

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

ASTRO

American Society for Radiation Oncology

AVM

Arteriovenous malformation

BED

Biologically effective dose

Bq

Becquerel

CDRH

Center for Devices and Radiological Health

cGY/min

Centigray per minute

cm

Centimeter

CNS

Central nervous system

COPD

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

CRR

Clinical response rate

CT

Computed tomography

CT/MR

Computer tomography/magnetic resonance

CTC

Common toxicity criteria

DF

Distant failure

DFS

Disease-free survival

DMMLC

Dynamic Micro Multileaf Collimator

DOF

Degrees of freedom

DPFS

Disease progression-free survival

DRR

Digitally reconstructed radiographs

DSS

Disease-specific survival

DVH

Dose volume histogram

EBRT

External beam radiation therapy

ECOG

Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group

FDA

United States Food and Drug Administration

Gy

Gray

HCC

Hepatocellular carcinoma

HD

High definition

hFSRT

Hypofractionated stereotactic radiotherapy

HRQoL

Health-related quality of life

HSBRT

Hypofractionated stereotactic body radiotherapy

IGRT

Image guided radiation therapy

IHC

Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma

IMRT

Intensity modulated radiation therapy

IMSRS

Intensity modulated stereotactic radiosurgery

KPS

Karnofsky Performance Status

KV

Kilovolt

KVp

Peak kilovoltage

LC

Local control

LCR

Local control rate

LED

Light emitting diode

LF

Local failure

Linac

Linear accelerator

LP

Local progression

LQ

Linear quadratic model

M

Male

MD

Minimum dose

MEV

Million electron volt

MLC

Multi-leaf collimator

mm

Millimeter

mMLC

micro Multi-leaf collimator

MRI

Magnetic resonance imaging

MTD

Maximum tolerated dose

MU/min

Monitor units per minute

MV

Megavolt

MVCT

Megavoltage computed tomography

NCI-CTC

National Cancer Institute-Common Toxicity Criteria

NR

Not reported

NS

Not specified

NSCLC

Non-small cell lung cancer

NTC

Normal tissue changes

OS

Overall survival

PALN

Para-aortic lymph nodes

PET

Positron emission tomography

PFS

Progression-free survival

PSA

Prostate specific antigen

QA

Quality assurance

QALY

Quality-adjusted life years

QC

Quality control

QoL

Quality of Life

RC

Regional control

RECIST

Response evaluation criteria in solid tumors

RFA

Radiofrequency ablation

RS

Radiosurgery

RT

Radiation therapy

RTOG

Radiation Therapy Oncology Group

SBF

Stereotactic body frame

SBRT

Stereotactic body radiation therapy

SRS

Stereotactic radiosurgery

SRT

Stereotactic radiotherapy

TACE

Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization

TACI

Transarterial chemoinfusion

VMAT

Volumetric modulated arc therapy

WHO

World Health Organization

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