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Title: Scientific basis of personalised tomographic radiation planning for radioembolisation: A form of brachytherapy planning.
Authors: Kao, Yung Hsiang;Goodwin, Mark;Lee, Sze Ting;Lichtenstein, Meir;Scott, Andrew M
Affiliation: La Trobe University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Department of Radiology, Austin Health, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Department of Molecular Imaging and Therapy, Austin Health, The University of Melbourne, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
Department of Nuclear Medicine, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Issue Date: Oct-2015
EDate: 2015-08-04
Citation: Journal of medical imaging and radiation oncology 2015; 59(5): 617-8
Abstract: Today's tomographic imaging techniques such as catheter-directed CT and single photon emission computed tomography with integrated computed tomography may be used for pre-therapy radiation planning for radioembolisation based on prospective calculation of tissue radiation absorbed doses. We outline the scientific concepts that underlie modern personalised tomographic radiation planning for radioembolisation and highlight its similarities to brachytherapy planning.
DOI: 10.1111/1754-9485.12346
ORCID: 0000-0002-6656-295X
PubMed URL: 26238772
Type: Journal Article
Subjects: SIR-Spheres
selective internal radiation therapy
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