Cochlear-ing things up.
Dose constraints only work when the organ at risk is contoured appropriately. Here is everything—and, honestly, much more than—you need to know about correctly delineating the vestibulocochlear system which includes the semicircles, cochlea, vestibule, and internal acoustic meatus. Trust us, the total structure is much larger than you think, and fortunately there are step-by-step instructions with lots of images. This is of particular importance when employing ever-more popular radiosurgery techniques for vestibular schwannomas and other nearby benign CNS tumors.
- Restini, Adv Radiat Oncol 2023