An Algorithm for Lymphatic Node Placement in Hybrid Computational Phantoms—Applications to Radionuclide Therapy Dosimetry

@article{Lee2009AnAF,
  title={An Algorithm for Lymphatic Node Placement in Hybrid Computational Phantoms—Applications to Radionuclide Therapy Dosimetry},
  author={Choonsik Lee and K. Kaufman and Deanna Hasenauer Pafundi and Wesley E. Bolch},
  journal={Proceedings of the IEEE},
  year={2009},
  volume={97},
  pages={2098-2108}
}
The presence of lymphatic nodes within computational human phantoms is critical to the evaluation of tissue doses in lymphoma patients treated with targeted radionuclide therapy. Furthermore, the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) now considers the lymphatic nodes to be a radiosensitive tissue of the remainder tissues of the effective dose as defined in ICRP Publication 103. Lymphatic nodes have previously not been included within the structure of stylized phantoms and… 

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