By Dimos Baltas,Loukas Sakelliou,Nikolaos Zamboglou
Logically equipped, the e-book starts with uncomplicated details, together with amounts and devices, through basic atomic and nuclear physics. It additionally presents the historic historical past of brachytherapy physics. the subsequent a number of chapters talk about the radionuclides utilized in brachytherapy, reflecting upon prior (radium), current (iridium or cobalt), and destiny (ytterbium) equipment. The booklet proceeds to check resource calibration and dosimetry protocols for dose cost calculation whereas the ultimate chapters discover newer techniques, together with Monte Carlo-aided, experimental, and gel dosimetry. The appendices offer precious tables of isotopes, unit conversions and actual constants, brachytherapy assets, TG-43 and TG-43 U1 facts tables, and dose price tables.
Detailing the physics at the back of brachytherapy therapy, The Physics of recent Brachytherapy for Oncology is key studying for researchers, practising radiation oncologists, and clinical physicists who are looking to continue abreast of the advancements during this altering box in addition to for postgraduate scholars in clinical physics.
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The Physics of Modern Brachytherapy for Oncology (Series in Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering) by Dimos Baltas,Loukas Sakelliou,Nikolaos Zamboglou