IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - A novel approach for predicting the positron emitter distributions produced during therapeutic ion irradiation

2008 IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging conference (2008 NSS/MIC)

Author(s): Marlen Priegnitz ; Fine Fiedler ; Daniela Kunath ; Kristin Laube ; Katia Parodi ; Florian Sommerer ; Wolfgang Enghardt
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 October 2008
Conference Location: Dresden, Germany, Germany
Conference Date: 19 October 2008
Page(s): 4,516 - 4,519
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-2715-4
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-2714-7
ISSN (Paper): 1095-7863
DOI: 10.1109/NSSMIC.2008.4774294
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In-beam PET is a valuable method for a beam-delivery independent dose monitoring in radiation therapy with ion beams. The clinical feasibility of in-beam PET has been demonstrated for carbon and... View More

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