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Code of practice for brachytherapy physics: report of the AAPM Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group No. 56. American Association of Physicists in Medicine.
Recommendations of the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) for the practice of brachytherapy physics are presented. These guidelines were prepared by a task group of the AAPMExpand
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TG-69: radiographic film for megavoltage beam dosimetry.
TG-69 is a task group report of the AAPM on the use of radiographic film for dosimetry. Radiographic films have been used for radiation dosimetry since the discovery of x-rays and have become anExpand
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Tolerance limits and methodologies for IMRT measurement‐based verification QA
PURPOSE Patient-specific IMRT QA measurements are important components of processes designed to identify discrepancies between calculated and delivered radiation doses. Discrepancy tolerance limitsExpand
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Dosimetric effects caused by couch tops and immobilization devices: report of AAPM Task Group 176.
The dosimetric impact from devices external to the patient is a complex combination of increased skin dose, reduced tumor dose, and altered dose distribution. Although small monitor unit or doseExpand
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Dosimetric performance of an enhanced dose range radiographic film for intensity-modulated radiation therapy quality assurance.
  • A. Olch
  • Medicine, Physics
  • Medical physics
  • 1 September 2002
Film-based quality assurance (QA) is an important element of any intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) program. XV2 film is often used for IMRT QA, however, it has saturation and energyExpand
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Validation of OSLD and a treatment planning system for surface dose determination in IMRT treatments.
PURPOSE To evaluate the accuracy of skin dose determination for composite multibeam 3D conformal radiation therapy (3DCRT) and intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) treatments using opticallyExpand
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Evaluation of the accuracy of 3DVH software estimates of dose to virtual ion chamber and film in composite IMRT QA.
  • A. Olch
  • Medicine, Physics
  • Medical physics
  • 9 December 2011
PURPOSE A novel patient-specific intensity modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) QA system, 3DVH software and mapcheck 2, purports to be able to use diode array-measured beam doses and the patient'sExpand
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Evaluation of a computed radiography system for megavoltage photon beam dosimetry.
  • A. Olch
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Medical physics
  • 1 September 2005
Computed radiography (CR) systems have been gaining adoption as digital replacements for film for diagnostic and therapy imaging. As a result, film processors are being removed from service, leavingExpand
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Effects of sublethal irradiation on patterns of engraftment after murine bone marrow transplantation.
Attempts to reduce the toxicity of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation have led to the use of various immunosuppressive, yet nonmyeloablative preparative regimens that often include low-doseExpand
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The CT scanner as a therapy machine.
Many tumors in the brain and in other tissues can be delineated precisely in images obtained with a CT scanner. After the scan is obtained the patient is taken to another room for radiation therapyExpand
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