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The First TrueBeam System Commissioning Experience in Latin America


E Figueroa

E Figueroa*, P Martinez, F Valencia, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion, Mexico, D. F.

SU-E-P-16 Sunday 3:00PM - 6:00PM Room: Exhibit Hall

Purpose:
To show the experience and results of the first TrueBeamâ„¢ linac in Latin America.

Methods:
Several data were analyzed and compared among installation, manufacturer and own measurements. It was necessary to define a base line for our own Quality Assurance program. Some comparisons were made with others TrueBeam users in order to be placed based on our quality and confidence level.

Results:
We show the complete process since vault construction until first patient treatment. The process is complex and full of information that will be shown at the meeting.

Conclusion:
This experience is unique now in our region so it is important to share the experience as a developer country and exchange trouble shooting with medical physics community around the world.

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