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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