IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Monte Carlo simulation of an Ir-192 brachytherapy source spectra, geometry and anysotropy factors using GEANT4 code

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

Author(s): Sane Simone Oliveira Fonseca Rodrigues ; Marcia Begalli ; Pedro Pacheco de Queiroz Filho ; Denison de Souza Santos
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): 860 - 863
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-2715-4
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-2714-7
ISSN (Paper): 1095-7863
DOI: 10.1109/NSSMIC.2008.4774530
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In brachytherapy cancer treatments, methods for calculation of dose delivered to tumours and organs have been continuously improved. The goal of those calculations is the maximization of dose... View More

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