Calculation Capabilities


DIAMOND® provides a wide range of basic and advanced tools for plan analysis and optimized calculation. 

Overview

Advanced Calculations

Dynamic Wedge Support

  • Varian Enhanced Dynamic Wedge using vendor-based GSTT
  • Elekta Motorized Wedge with effective wedge angle calculation
  • Siemens Virtual Wedge

Multiple Outlines for Blocks, MLC or Air

  • MLC, blocks and air pattern
  • Graphical entry of MLC outline
  • Unique transmission or scatter values
  • Correction for "flash" in breast treatments
  • Correction for lung tissue in the proximity of the point  

Electron Calculations - two methods supported

  • Simple table look-up of output factors
  • Extended MD Anderson method with depth dose and skin collimation (optional)