Mould room techniques in radiotherapy

Maunu Pitkänen

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Abstract

As a part of the CART project "the mould room techniques in radiotherapy" -review was collected from the literature available to help the users in the choice of different techniques. The present review of mould room techniques has been divided into three main areas: 1) techniques for immobilization of patients in radiotherapy, 2) compensating filters, 3) blocking filters (field shaping blocks). Furthermore, aspects of occupational safety in mould room technology have been discussed.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEspoo
PublisherVTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
Number of pages48
ISBN (Print)951-38-2826-3
Publication statusPublished - 1987
MoE publication typeNot Eligible

Publication series

SeriesValtion teknillinen tutkimuskeskus. Tiedotteita
Number719
ISSN0358-5085

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Radiotherapy

Keywords

  • radiotherapy
  • dose planning
  • mould rooms
  • occupational safety

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Pitkänen, M. (1987). Mould room techniques in radiotherapy. Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. Valtion teknillinen tutkimuskeskus. Tiedotteita, No. 719
Pitkänen, Maunu. / Mould room techniques in radiotherapy. Espoo : VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, 1987. 48 p. (Valtion teknillinen tutkimuskeskus. Tiedotteita; No. 719).
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Espoo : VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, 1987. 48 p. (Valtion teknillinen tutkimuskeskus. Tiedotteita; No. 719).

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