Commissioning and periodic tests of the Esteya® electronic brachytherapy system

  title={Commissioning and periodic tests of the Esteya® electronic brachytherapy system},
  author={Cristian Candela-Juan and Yury Niatsetski and Zoubir Ouhib and Facundo Ballester and Javier Vijande and Jos{\'e} P{\'e}rez-Calatayud},
  booktitle={Journal of contemporary brachytherapy},
A new electronic brachytherapy unit from Elekta, called Esteya(®), has recently been introduced to the market. As a part of the standards in radiation oncology, an acceptance testing and commissioning must be performed prior to treatment of the first patient. In addition, a quality assurance program should be implemented. A complete commissioning and periodic testing of the Esteya(®) device using the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM), Groupe Européen de Curiethérapie and the… CONTINUE READING

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