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Achieving Quality in Brachytherapy

1st Edition

By B.R. Thomadsen

CRC Press

252 pages

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Achieving Quality in Brachytherapy addresses the main issues that often prevent correct delivery of brachytherapy treatment. The book explains how to set up a functional quality assurance program in brachytherapy and covers all the steps needed to undertake particular treatment plans, from the initial planning required to the detailed specification

Table of Contents

General considerations in quality management in brachytherapy. Quality assurance for manual-loading, low dose-rate brachytherapy sources. Quality management for a treatment plan. Quality management for manually loaded, low dose-rate applications. Quality management for high dose-rate units. Quality management for high dose-rate treatment plans. Quality management for low and medium dose-rate remote afterloaders. Quality management for brachytherapy appliances. Quality management for dosimetric treatment planning. Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED062000
MEDICAL / Oncology
SCI055000
SCIENCE / Physics