ICRU report 91 on prescribing, recording, and reporting of stereotactic treatments with small photon beams : Statement from the DEGRO/DGMP working group stereotactic radiotherapy and radiosurgery

Strahlenther Onkol. 2019 Mar;195(3):193-198. doi: 10.1007/s00066-018-1416-x. Epub 2019 Jan 16.


The International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements (ICRU) report 91 with the title "prescribing, recording, and reporting of stereotactic treatments with small photon beams" was published in 2017. This extensive publication covers different relevant aspects of stereotactic radiotherapy such as small field dosimetry, accuracy requirements for volume definition and planning algorithms, and the precise application of treatment by means of image guidance. Finally, recommendations for prescribing, recording and reporting are given.

Keywords: Organs at risk; Radiotherapy planning, computer-assisted; Stereotactic body radiation therapy; Stereotactic radiosurgery; Stereotactic radiotherapy.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Algorithms
  • Documentation / methods*
  • Germany
  • Hospital Records
  • Humans
  • International Agencies*
  • Neoplasms / radiotherapy
  • Organs at Risk
  • Photons / therapeutic use*
  • Prescriptions*
  • Radiometry / methods*
  • Radiosurgery / methods*
  • Radiotherapy Dosage
  • Radiotherapy Planning, Computer-Assisted / methods*
  • Radiotherapy, Image-Guided / methods