A generic high-dose rate Ir-192 brachytherapy source for evaluation of model-based dose calculations beyond the TG-43 formalism

Facundo Ballester*, Asa Carlsson Tedgren, Domingo Granero, Annette Haworth, Firas Mourtada, Gabriel Paiva Fonseca, Kyveli Zourari, Panagiotis Papagiannis, Mark J. Rivard, Frank-Andre Siebert, Ron S. Sloboda, Ryan L. Smith, Rowan M. Thomson, Frank Verhaegen, Javier Vijande, Yunzhi Ma, Luc Beaulieu

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3048-3062
JournalMedical Physics
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2015


  • Ir-192
  • HDR brachytherapy
  • Monte Carlo methods
  • model-based dose calculation
  • TG-186

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