This book provides practical guidance on the use of brachytherapy. Each chapter gives the reader a solid background in the physics and dosimetry of the technique, followed by practical information on its use in common disease sites.For a point source the dose at a point P, r centimetres from a source of known reference air kerma rate (RAKR) is given by equation 1. DosePRAKRR F K t water air refe RAKRRK a a a an AF (/) (/) r/ mr/ rr r 2 3.1 where RAKR is the reference airanbsp;...

Title | : | Radiotherapy in Practice - Brachytherapy |

Author | : | Peter Hoskin, Catherine Coyle |

Publisher | : | Oxford University Press - 2011-01-27 |

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