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Title: Imaging of Radiation Dose for Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Abstract

The distributions of radiation dose for stereotactic radiosurgery, using a modified linear accelerator (Philips SL-25 and SRS-200), have been studied by using three different dosimeters: (1) ferrous-agarose-xylenol orange (FAX) gels, (2) TLD, and (3) thick-emulsion GafChromic dye film. These dosimeters were loaded into a small volume of defect in a phantom head. A regular linac stereotactic radiosurgery treatment was then given to the phantom head for each type of dosimeter. The measured radiation dose and its distributions were found to be in good agreement with those calculated by the treatment planning computer.

Authors:
; ;  [1];  [2];  [3]
  1. Department of Radiation Oncology, Louisville, KY40292 (United States)
  2. University of Louisville, Louisville, KY40292 (United States)
  3. Department of Surgery (Neurological Surgery), Louisville, KY40292 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22577826
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Medical Dosimetry; Journal Volume: 18; Journal Issue: 3; Other Information: Copyright (c) 1993 Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, All rights reserved.; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
61 RADIATION PROTECTION AND DOSIMETRY; 62 RADIOLOGY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE; BIOMEDICAL RADIOGRAPHY; DOSEMETERS; LINEAR ACCELERATORS; PHANTOMS; RADIATION DOSE DISTRIBUTIONS; RADIATION DOSES; RADIOTHERAPY; SURGERY; XYLENOL ORANGE

Citation Formats

Guan, Timothy Y., Almond, Peter R., Park, Hwan C., Lindberg, Robert D., and Shields, Christopher B. Imaging of Radiation Dose for Stereotactic Radiosurgery. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1016/S0958-3947(06)80008-7.
Guan, Timothy Y., Almond, Peter R., Park, Hwan C., Lindberg, Robert D., & Shields, Christopher B. Imaging of Radiation Dose for Stereotactic Radiosurgery. United States. doi:10.1016/S0958-3947(06)80008-7.
Guan, Timothy Y., Almond, Peter R., Park, Hwan C., Lindberg, Robert D., and Shields, Christopher B. Thu . "Imaging of Radiation Dose for Stereotactic Radiosurgery". United States. doi:10.1016/S0958-3947(06)80008-7.
@article{osti_22577826,
title = {Imaging of Radiation Dose for Stereotactic Radiosurgery},
author = {Guan, Timothy Y. and Almond, Peter R. and Park, Hwan C. and Lindberg, Robert D. and Shields, Christopher B.},
abstractNote = {The distributions of radiation dose for stereotactic radiosurgery, using a modified linear accelerator (Philips SL-25 and SRS-200), have been studied by using three different dosimeters: (1) ferrous-agarose-xylenol orange (FAX) gels, (2) TLD, and (3) thick-emulsion GafChromic dye film. These dosimeters were loaded into a small volume of defect in a phantom head. A regular linac stereotactic radiosurgery treatment was then given to the phantom head for each type of dosimeter. The measured radiation dose and its distributions were found to be in good agreement with those calculated by the treatment planning computer.},
doi = {10.1016/S0958-3947(06)80008-7},
journal = {Medical Dosimetry},
number = 3,
volume = 18,
place = {United States},
year = {Thu Jan 15 00:00:00 EST 2015},
month = {Thu Jan 15 00:00:00 EST 2015}
}