9781466507920

Monte Carlo Techniques in Radiation Therapy

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  • ISBN13:

    9781466507920

  • ISBN10:

    1466507926

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/25/2013
  • Publisher: CRC Press
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Summary

Providing a detailed guide to the use and customization of Monte Carlo techniques in radiation therapy, this book covers the breadth of practical medical applications of Monte Carlo methods including the modeling of irradiation devices and issues specific to electron, photon, proto/particle beams, and brachytherapy. Beginning with the basics of the Monte Carlo method and the fundamental mathematical and technical aspects, it illustrates the utilization of Monte Carlo in treatment planning optimization, image guided radiotherapy, radiation dosimetry, and quality assurance.

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