Musthafa MM

Department of Physics, University of Calicut, Calicut University, Kerala, India


  • Research Article   
    Dosimetric comparison of FF and FFF beams in VMAT treatment plans of head and neck cancers
    Author(s): Silpa Ajay Kumar*, Musthafa MM, Suja CA, Resmi KB, Lisha Jose, Geetha Muttath and Shahirabanu KP

    Background: Currently we are using flattened beams for Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy (VMAT) for head and neck treatments. The purpose of this study is to find whether there is any dosimetric benefits of FF beams in VMAT head & neck cancer treatments over FFF beams and vice versa. Aim: To compare dosimetric parameters of VMAT plans with FF and FFF beams in head and neck cancers. Materials and methods: Dosimetric data of fifty cases, Planned with FF and FFF beams, of oral cavity cancers were retrieved from the Monaco treatment planning system (version 5.2). Flattened and FFF beam plans are quantitatively compared in terms of Planning Target Volumes (PTV) Coverage, conformity index, homogeneity index, the Organ at Risk (OAR) sparing, peripheral dose and the Monitor Units (MU). .. Read More»

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  • Prof. Elhadi Miskeen

    Obstetrics and Gynaecology Faculty of Medicine, University of Bisha, Saudi Arabia

  • Ahmed Hussien Alshewered

    University of Basrah College of Medicine, Iraq

  • Sudhakar Tummala

    Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering SRM University – AP, Andhra Pradesh




  • Alphonse Laya

    Supervisor of Biochemistry Lab and PhD. students of Faculty of Science, Department of Chemistry and Department of Chemis


  • Fava Maria Giovanna


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