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Radiation geometry

Some common radiation geometries and their designations are listed in the Table below.

designation abbreviation radiation direction
anterior-posterior AP from front to back
posterior-anterior PA from back to front
left lateral LLAT from left to right
right lateral RLAT from right to left
rotation symmetry ROT uniform from horizontal directions
isotropic ISO uniform from all directions

Related dose quantities:

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