Image guided adaptive radiation therapy igart is an evolving approach to cancer treatment and represents the latest effort to fulfill a longstanding goal for radiation oncology escalated therapeutic doses of ionizing radiation that are delivered precisely in time and anatomic space to tumor tissue while sparing healthy nontarget tissues to. The capacity to use image data during the delivery of radiation therapy represents a major development in radiation oncology and along with adaptive radiotherapy it is the topic of this review on image guided adaptive radiation therapy igart the book is edited by robert timmerman and lei xing with 22 chapters by 71 authors grouped into . Image guided radiation therapy using ultrasound cpt 76950 or computed tomography guidance cpt 77014 the ultrasound and ct codes were available prior to the arrival of linac based igrt with the 76950 code typically used for ultrasound localization at the start of external beam prostate treatments. This book provides detailed state of the art information and guidelines on the latest developments innovations and clinical procedures in image guided and adaptive radiation therapy
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