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The how-to videos on this page will help you to get started using your Pinnacle treatment planning application. Visit this page often to view additional basic and advanced software trainings as they become available. This material is not intended to substitute or replace the Operating Manual or Instructions for Use.

Pinnacle Treatment Planning How-To Videos

Auto-Planning Tips

Auto-Planning Tips
Auto-Planning

Auto-Planning Advanced Settings

How to Input Auto-Planning Advanced Settings
Auto-Planning

Backup Patient Plan

How to Backup A Patient Plan
Backup

Beam Model Library

Physics - Model Library
Beam Model Library Video

CDR SmartArc

CDR - Constant Dose Rate SmartArc
CDR SmartArc Video

Scorecard and Accumulated Dose

How To Run A Scorecard on Accumulated Dose
Scorecard and Accumulated Dose

Restore Pinnacle Icon

How to Add the Pinnacle Icon Back Onto Your Solaris 11 Toolbar
Restore Pinnacle Icon Video

Basics of Treatment Technique

Basic Overview of the Treatment Technique Window in Auto-Planning
Basics of Treatment Technique

Basics of 4D datasets

Basics of Working with 4D Phase Datasets
Basics of 4D datasets

Pinnacle 16 Smartarc Parameters

Pinnacle³ 16 IMRT Parameters
Pinnacle³ 16 Smartarc Parameters

Using the “Help” menu

How To Use the “Help” Menu in Pinnacle³
Using the “Help” menu

Introducing Pinnacle16

A refreshed user interface adds an improved look & feel, DIR, IMPT and more.
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FTP DICOM Transfer

How To Use FTP to Transfer DICOM Files
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DICOM File Creation

How to Create DICOM Files
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Electron Beam Dose

How to Prescribe Dose to a Point from an Electron Beam
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Import Elekta Physics Data

How To Import Elekta Machine Physics Data
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Transfer Contours to CT Dataset

How To Transfer Contours to a New CT Dataset
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Clean the DICOM Directory

How to Clean Out the DICOM Directory
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High Dose Tab Configuration

How To Configure Your Machine to Include the High Dose Technique DICOM Tag
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Copy a Located Physics Machine

Copy a Located Physics Machine
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The Contour Deformation Process

Dynamic Planning Contour Deformation Options for Copy to Image Set
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Bolus Feature

Four Ways to Create Bolus on a Patient
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CT-Scanner Configuration

Configure Your CT-Scanner in Pinnacle
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Import of DICOM RT Dose

Import DICOM RT Dose in Pinnacle
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Import Photon Profiles

Import Data for a Varian Machine
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Isodoselines into Contours

Change Isodoselines into Contours
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Auto-Planning ROI Overlap Function

Overlap Function of Auto-Planning and within the Planning ROI
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Sliding Window

Sliding Window IMRT Plans
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Solaris Toolbar Customization

Customizing the Solaris 11 Toolbar
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Create a Custom Atlas

Create a Custom Atlas with SPICE
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Compute Electrons Profiles

How to Compute Electrons Profiles
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Create a Hotscript

How to Create a Hotscript
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Auto-Planning Treatment Technique

How To Create an Auto-Planning Treatment Technique
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Scorecards

How To Create and Save a Scorecard
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DMPO Parameters

How to Set DMPO Parameters
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Default Isodoselines

How to Set the Default Isodoselines
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SmartArc Parameters

How to Set SmartArc Parameters
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Dose Accumulation

How to Use Dose Accumulation
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Planar Dose Files for IMRT

How to Generate Planar Dose Files for IMRT
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Model Based Segmentation

How to Use Model Based Segmentation (MBS)
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P3PDF

How to Use P3PDF
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Propagation

How to Use Propagation
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Segment Weight Optimization

How to Use Segment Weight Optimization with Forward Breast Plan
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