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Primary Standards and Dosimetry Protocols for Brachytherapy Sources

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Author(s)

Christopher G. Soares, G. Douyssey, Michael G. Mitch

Abstract

Current primary standards for the calibration of both photon and beta particle emitting brachythrapy sources are reviewed.  Methods for quality control being used as well as methods of transferring these standards to secondary laboratories and user are also discussed.  Finally, dosimetry protocols for brachtherapy sources are described.l
Citation
Metrologia
Volume
46

Keywords

brachytherapy, brachytherapy dosimetry, brachytherapy standards in dosimetry, primary standards

Citation

Soares, C. , Douyssey, G. and Mitch, M. (2009), Primary Standards and Dosimetry Protocols for Brachytherapy Sources, Metrologia, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=842434 (Accessed June 13, 2024)

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Created March 20, 2009, Updated February 19, 2017