#34 Clinical Dosimetry Measurements in Radiotherapy (2009 AAPM Summer School)

#34 Clinical Dosimetry Measurements in Radiotherapy (2009 AAPM Summer School)  Price Reduced!

Author:  D.W.O. Rogers and Joanna E. Cygler, Editors
ISBN:  9781936366118
Published:  2009 | 1112  | Softcover

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1
A Historical Perspective: A Brief History of Dosimetry, Calibration Protocols, and the Need for Accuracy
Peter R. Almond, Ph.D.

Chapter 2
Basic Radiation Interactions, Definition of Dosimetric Quantities, and Data Sources
Jeffrey V. Siebers, Ph.D., and Geoffrey D. Hugo, Ph.D

Chapter 3
Cavity Theory, Stopping-Power Ratios, Correction Factors
Alan E. Nahum, Ph.D.

Chapter 4
General Characteristics of Radiation Dosimeters and a Terminology To Describe Them
D.W.O. Rogers, Ph.D.

Chapter 5
Monte Carlo Applications in Measurement Dosimetry
J. Seuntjens, Ph.D., and D.W.O. Rogers, Ph.D.

Chapter 6
Ionization Chamber Instrumentation
Larry A. DeWerd, Ph.D., Stephen D. Davis, M.Sc., Laura J. Bartol, M.S.,and Frank Grenzow, B.S.E.E.

Chapter 7
Review of TG-51 Protocol
M. Saiful Huq, Ph.D.

Chapter 8
Clinical Implementation of the TG-51 Calibration Protocol
David S. Followill, Ph.D.

Chapter 9
The Physics of the AAPM's TG-51 Protocol
D.W.O. Rogers, Ph.D.

Chapter 10
Kilovoltage X-Ray Dosimetry for Radiation Therapy
C.-M. Charlie Ma, Ph.D.

Chapter 11
Dosimetric Characteristics of Clinical Photon Beams
Jatinder R. Palta, Ph.D.

Chapter 12
Current Approach in Clinical Electron Beam Dosimetry
Dimitris N. Mihailidis, Ph.D.

Chapter 13
Brachytherapy Dose Calculation Formalism, Dataset Evaluation, and Treatment Planning System Implementation
Mark J. Rivard, Ph.D., Christopher S. Melhus, Ph.D., and Jeffrey F. Williamson, Ph.D.

Chapter 14
Thermoluminescent Detector and Monte Carlo Techniques for Reference-Quality Brachytherapy Dosimetry
Jeffrey F. Williamson, Ph.D., and Mark J. Rivard, Ph.D.

Chaper 15
Primary Standards of Air Kerma for 60Co and X-Rays and Absorbed Dose in Photon and Electron Beams
Malcolm McEwen, Ph.D.

Chapter 16
Primary Standards for Brachytherapy Sources
Michael G. Mitch, Ph.D., and Chrisopher G. Soares, Ph.D.

Chapter 17
The Calibration Chain: Role of BIPM, PSDLs, and ADCLs
J. Seuntjens, Ph.D., and M. McEwen, Ph.D.

Chapter 18
QA for Clinical Dosimetry, with Emphasis on Clinical Trials
Geoffrey S. Ibbott, Ph.D.

Chapter 19
Dosimetry for IMRT
Thomas Rockwell Mackie, Ph.D.

Chapter 20
Dosimetry of Small Photon Beams Used for Stereotactic Radiosurgery/Radiotherapy
Sonja Dieterich, Ph.D., Carlo Cavedon, D.S., and Ellen E. Wilcox, Ph.D.

Chapter 21
Hadron Dosimetry
Hugo Palmans, Ph.D., Andrzej Kacperek, Ph.D. and Oliver Jäkel. Ph.D.

Chapter 22
Treatment of Uncertainties in Radiation Dosimetry
Michael J, Mitch, Ph.D., Larry A. DeWerd, Ph.D. Ronaldo Minniti, Ph.D., and Jeffrey F. Williamson, Ph.D

Chapter 23
Radiochromic Film
Christopher G. Soares, Ph.D., Samuel Trichter, M.S.and Stephen D. Davis, M.Sc.

Chapter 24
Thermoluminescent Dosimetry
Larry A. DeWerd, Ph.D., Laura J. Bartol, M.S.and Stephen D. Davis, M.Sc.

Chapter 25
Optically Stimulated Luminescence (OSL) Dosimetry in Radiotherapy
Joanna E. Cygler, Ph.D., and Eduardo G. Yukihara, Ph.D.

Chapter 26
Radiographic Film
Indra J. Das, Ph.D.

Chapter 27
Diamond Detector
Indra J. Das, Ph.D.

Chapter 28
Diode Dosimetry for Megavoltage Electron and Photon Beams
T. C. Zhu, Ph.D., and A. S. Saini, Ph.D.

Chapter 29
MOSFET Dosimetry in Radiotherapy
Joanna E. Cygler, Ph.D., and Paolo Scalchi, Ph.D.

Chapter 30
Gel Dosimetry
L. John Schreiner, Ph.D., FCCPM and Tim Olding, M.Sc.

Chapter 31
Fricke and Alanine Dosimeters
Malcolm R. McEwen, Ph.D., and Carl Ross, Ph.D.

Chapter 32
Plastic Scintillation Detectors
Sam Beddar, Ph.D., and Tina Marie Briere, Ph.D.

Appendix A
Stopping-Power Ratios, Ratios of Mass-Energy Coefficients, and CSDA Ranges of Electrons
D.W.O. Rogers, Ph.D.

Appendix B
Answers to Problems