• Corpus ID: 119016609

Monte Carlo simulation of 192Ir radioactive source in a phantom designed for brachytherapy dosimetry and source position evaluation.

  title={Monte Carlo simulation of 192Ir radioactive source in a phantom designed for brachytherapy dosimetry and source position evaluation.},
  author={Samuel Chiquita},
  journal={arXiv: Medical Physics},
  • S. Chiquita
  • Published 25 November 2018
  • Physics, Medicine
  • arXiv: Medical Physics
In this report simulations of 192Ir source located inside a phantom designed for measuring the absorbed dose and radioactive source position are presented. Monte Carlo simulations were performed and results were compared with a theoretical model that enables to determine radioactive source position. A good fit from the simulated data to the theoretical model was obtained. Results show that Monte Carlo simulations allow to evaluate source position and absorbed dose with implications in treatment… 

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