A generic TG-186 shielded applicator for commissioning model-based dose calculation algorithms for high-dose-rate Ir-192 brachytherapy

Yunzhi Ma*, Javier Vijande, 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 Smith, Marc J. P. Chamberland, Rowan M. Thomson, Frank Verhaegen, Luc Beaulieu

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5961-5976
Number of pages16
JournalMedical Physics
Volume44
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2017

Keywords

  • Ir-192
  • HDR brachytherapy
  • model based dose calculation
  • Monte Carlo methods
  • shielded applicator
  • TG-186
  • MONTE-CARLO
  • DOSIMETRIC ACCURACY
  • EQUATION SOLVER
  • TG-43 FORMALISM
  • GEC-ESTRO
  • TRANSPORT
  • AAPM
  • GEANT4
  • SIMULATION
  • GEOMETRIES

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Ma, Y., Vijande, J., Ballester, F., Tedgren, A. C., Granero, D., Haworth, A., ... Beaulieu, L. (2017). A generic TG-186 shielded applicator for commissioning model-based dose calculation algorithms for high-dose-rate Ir-192 brachytherapy. Medical Physics, 44(11), 5961-5976. https://doi.org/10.1002/mp.12459
Ma, Yunzhi ; Vijande, Javier ; Ballester, Facundo ; Tedgren, Asa Carlsson ; Granero, Domingo ; Haworth, Annette ; Mourtada, Firas ; Fonseca, Gabriel Paiva ; Zourari, Kyveli ; Papagiannis, Panagiotis ; Rivard, Mark J. ; Siebert, Frank-Andre ; Sloboda, Ron S. ; Smith, Ryan ; Chamberland, Marc J. P. ; Thomson, Rowan M. ; Verhaegen, Frank ; Beaulieu, Luc. / A generic TG-186 shielded applicator for commissioning model-based dose calculation algorithms for high-dose-rate Ir-192 brachytherapy. In: Medical Physics. 2017 ; Vol. 44, No. 11. pp. 5961-5976.
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A generic TG-186 shielded applicator for commissioning model-based dose calculation algorithms for high-dose-rate Ir-192 brachytherapy. / Ma, Yunzhi; Vijande, Javier; Ballester, Facundo; Tedgren, Asa Carlsson; Granero, Domingo; Haworth, Annette; Mourtada, Firas; Fonseca, Gabriel Paiva; Zourari, Kyveli; Papagiannis, Panagiotis; Rivard, Mark J.; Siebert, Frank-Andre; Sloboda, Ron S.; Smith, Ryan; Chamberland, Marc J. P.; Thomson, Rowan M.; Verhaegen, Frank; Beaulieu, Luc.

In: Medical Physics, Vol. 44, No. 11, 11.2017, p. 5961-5976.

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