US 11,654,299 B2
Methods and apparatus pertaining to radiation treatment plans
Janne I. Nord, Espoo (FI); Hannu Laaksonen, Espoo (FI); Jan Schreier, Helsinki (FI); Jarkko Y. Peltola, Tuusula (FI); and Christopher Boylan, Helsinki (FI)
Assigned to Siemens Healthineers International AG, Steinhausen (CH)
Filed by Siemens Healthineers International AG, Steinhausen (CH)
Filed on Jul. 2, 2020, as Appl. No. 16/919,746.
Prior Publication US 2022/0001205 A1, Jan. 6, 2022
Int. Cl. A61N 5/10 (2006.01); G16H 20/40 (2018.01)
CPC A61N 5/1031 (2013.01) [A61N 5/10 (2013.01); A61N 5/103 (2013.01); A61N 5/1042 (2013.01); A61N 5/1043 (2013.01); A61N 5/1045 (2013.01); A61N 5/1047 (2013.01); A61N 5/1077 (2013.01); A61N 5/1081 (2013.01); G16H 20/40 (2018.01); A61N 2005/1041 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
11. An apparatus comprising:
a control circuit configured to:
access historical information regarding a plurality of previously optimized radiation treatment plans corresponding to a plurality of different patients;
process the historical information to determine a relative importance of a plurality of clinical goals; and
facilitate a development of a particular radiation treatment plan for a particular patient as a function, at least in part, of the relative importance of the plurality of clinical goals.