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Author DeWerd, Larry A.
Title The phantoms of medical and health physics : devices for research and development.
Publication Info New York, NY : Springer New York, 2013.
Edition 1st ed.



Descript 1 online resource (290 p.)
Edition 1st ed.
Note Description based upon print version of record.
Contents Contents -- Contributors -- 1 Introduction to Phantoms of Medical and Health Physics -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 History -- 1.3 Phantom Materials -- 1.4 Dosimetry Phantoms -- 1.4.1 Phantom Construction -- 1.4.2 Dosimeters -- 1.4.3 Computational Phantoms -- 1.5 Imaging Phantoms -- 1.6 Scope of the Text -- 1.6.1 Radiation Therapy Phantoms -- 1.6.2 X-ray Imaging Phantoms -- 1.6.3 Non-ionizing Radiation Phantoms -- 1.6.4 Nuclear Medicine Phantoms -- 1.6.5 Health Physics and Computational Phantoms -- 1.7 Conclusion -- References -- Part I Phantoms of Radiation Therapy
2 Radiation Therapy Dosimetry Phantoms -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.1.1 Need for Therapeutic Dosimetry Phantoms -- 2.1.2 Overall Design Goals -- 2.1.3 Literature Review -- 2.2 Common Concepts for Dosimetry Phantoms -- 2.2.1 Classification -- 2.2.1.1 Active Versus Passive Phantoms -- 2.2.1.2 Modular Versus Integrated Phantoms -- 2.2.2 Phantom Geometry -- 2.2.3 Phantom Composition -- 2.2.3.1 Modality and Energy Considerations -- 2.2.3.2 Length Scaling for Phantoms -- 2.2.3.3 Phantom Dose Equivalency -- 2.2.4 Phantom Coordinate Systems -- 2.2.5 Dose Measurement System Components
2.2.6 Phantom Measurements -- 2.2.6.1 Setup and Alignment -- 2.2.6.2 Relative and Absolute Dosimetry -- 2.2.6.3 Detectors and Devices -- 2.2.6.4 Data Processing and Agreement -- 2.3 Water Phantoms -- 2.3.1 Construction of Water Phantoms -- 2.3.2 Characteristics of Water Phantoms -- 2.3.3 Use of Water Phantoms -- 2.3.4 Examples of Water Phantoms -- 2.4 Non-Water Phantoms -- 2.4.1 Construction of Non-Water Phantoms -- 2.4.2 Characteristics of Non-Water Phantoms -- 2.4.3 Examples of Non-Water Phantoms -- 2.4.4 Use of Non-Water Phantoms -- 2.5 Integrated Device Phantoms
2.5.1 Construction of Integrated Phantoms -- 2.5.2 Characteristics of Integrated Phantoms -- 2.5.3 Examples of Integrated Phantoms -- 2.5.4 Use of Integrated Phantoms -- 2.6 Therapeutic Clinical Uses -- 2.6.1 Installation and Acceptance Testing -- 2.6.2 Calibration and Commissioning -- 2.6.3 Periodic Performance Monitoring -- 2.6.4 Planned Patient Dose Validating -- 2.7 Future Directions -- 2.7.1 Automated Data Collection, Analysis, and Management -- 2.7.2 Materials that More Closely Mimic the Behavior of Tissue -- 2.7.3 Variable Density Distribution (Deformable) Phantoms
2.7.4 High-Resolution 3D Data Acquisition in Parallel -- 2.7.5 In vivo Dose Measurement During Treatment Delivery -- References -- 3 Anthropomorphic Phantoms for Radiation Oncology Medical Physics -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Anthropomorphic Body Phantoms -- 3.2.1 ART Phantom -- 3.2.2 RANDOreg Phantom -- 3.2.3 ATOMreg Dosimetry Phantom -- 3.2.4 Custom Body Phantoms -- 3.3 Anthropomorphic Body-Part Phantoms -- 3.3.1 Commercially Available Anthropomorphic Body-Part Phantoms -- 3.3.2 Anthropomorphic Body-Part Phantoms Developed by a QA Service Organization or Institution for Their Own QA Purposes
3.4 Summary
Note 325 annual accesses. UkHlHU
ISBN 9781461483045
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Author DeWerd, Larry A.
Series Biological and medical physics, biomedical engineering
Biological and medical physics, biomedical engineering
Subject Human physiology.
Medical physics.
Phantoms (Radiology).
Radiation dosimetry.
Alt author Kissick, Michael.
Descript 1 online resource (290 p.)
Edition 1st ed.
Note Description based upon print version of record.
Contents Contents -- Contributors -- 1 Introduction to Phantoms of Medical and Health Physics -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 History -- 1.3 Phantom Materials -- 1.4 Dosimetry Phantoms -- 1.4.1 Phantom Construction -- 1.4.2 Dosimeters -- 1.4.3 Computational Phantoms -- 1.5 Imaging Phantoms -- 1.6 Scope of the Text -- 1.6.1 Radiation Therapy Phantoms -- 1.6.2 X-ray Imaging Phantoms -- 1.6.3 Non-ionizing Radiation Phantoms -- 1.6.4 Nuclear Medicine Phantoms -- 1.6.5 Health Physics and Computational Phantoms -- 1.7 Conclusion -- References -- Part I Phantoms of Radiation Therapy
2 Radiation Therapy Dosimetry Phantoms -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.1.1 Need for Therapeutic Dosimetry Phantoms -- 2.1.2 Overall Design Goals -- 2.1.3 Literature Review -- 2.2 Common Concepts for Dosimetry Phantoms -- 2.2.1 Classification -- 2.2.1.1 Active Versus Passive Phantoms -- 2.2.1.2 Modular Versus Integrated Phantoms -- 2.2.2 Phantom Geometry -- 2.2.3 Phantom Composition -- 2.2.3.1 Modality and Energy Considerations -- 2.2.3.2 Length Scaling for Phantoms -- 2.2.3.3 Phantom Dose Equivalency -- 2.2.4 Phantom Coordinate Systems -- 2.2.5 Dose Measurement System Components
2.2.6 Phantom Measurements -- 2.2.6.1 Setup and Alignment -- 2.2.6.2 Relative and Absolute Dosimetry -- 2.2.6.3 Detectors and Devices -- 2.2.6.4 Data Processing and Agreement -- 2.3 Water Phantoms -- 2.3.1 Construction of Water Phantoms -- 2.3.2 Characteristics of Water Phantoms -- 2.3.3 Use of Water Phantoms -- 2.3.4 Examples of Water Phantoms -- 2.4 Non-Water Phantoms -- 2.4.1 Construction of Non-Water Phantoms -- 2.4.2 Characteristics of Non-Water Phantoms -- 2.4.3 Examples of Non-Water Phantoms -- 2.4.4 Use of Non-Water Phantoms -- 2.5 Integrated Device Phantoms
2.5.1 Construction of Integrated Phantoms -- 2.5.2 Characteristics of Integrated Phantoms -- 2.5.3 Examples of Integrated Phantoms -- 2.5.4 Use of Integrated Phantoms -- 2.6 Therapeutic Clinical Uses -- 2.6.1 Installation and Acceptance Testing -- 2.6.2 Calibration and Commissioning -- 2.6.3 Periodic Performance Monitoring -- 2.6.4 Planned Patient Dose Validating -- 2.7 Future Directions -- 2.7.1 Automated Data Collection, Analysis, and Management -- 2.7.2 Materials that More Closely Mimic the Behavior of Tissue -- 2.7.3 Variable Density Distribution (Deformable) Phantoms
2.7.4 High-Resolution 3D Data Acquisition in Parallel -- 2.7.5 In vivo Dose Measurement During Treatment Delivery -- References -- 3 Anthropomorphic Phantoms for Radiation Oncology Medical Physics -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Anthropomorphic Body Phantoms -- 3.2.1 ART Phantom -- 3.2.2 RANDOreg Phantom -- 3.2.3 ATOMreg Dosimetry Phantom -- 3.2.4 Custom Body Phantoms -- 3.3 Anthropomorphic Body-Part Phantoms -- 3.3.1 Commercially Available Anthropomorphic Body-Part Phantoms -- 3.3.2 Anthropomorphic Body-Part Phantoms Developed by a QA Service Organization or Institution for Their Own QA Purposes
3.4 Summary
Note 325 annual accesses. UkHlHU
ISBN 9781461483045
Author DeWerd, Larry A.
Series Biological and medical physics, biomedical engineering
Biological and medical physics, biomedical engineering
Subject Human physiology.
Medical physics.
Phantoms (Radiology).
Radiation dosimetry.
Alt author Kissick, Michael.

Subject Human physiology.
Medical physics.
Phantoms (Radiology).
Radiation dosimetry.
Descript 1 online resource (290 p.)
Note Description based upon print version of record.
Contents Contents -- Contributors -- 1 Introduction to Phantoms of Medical and Health Physics -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 History -- 1.3 Phantom Materials -- 1.4 Dosimetry Phantoms -- 1.4.1 Phantom Construction -- 1.4.2 Dosimeters -- 1.4.3 Computational Phantoms -- 1.5 Imaging Phantoms -- 1.6 Scope of the Text -- 1.6.1 Radiation Therapy Phantoms -- 1.6.2 X-ray Imaging Phantoms -- 1.6.3 Non-ionizing Radiation Phantoms -- 1.6.4 Nuclear Medicine Phantoms -- 1.6.5 Health Physics and Computational Phantoms -- 1.7 Conclusion -- References -- Part I Phantoms of Radiation Therapy
2 Radiation Therapy Dosimetry Phantoms -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.1.1 Need for Therapeutic Dosimetry Phantoms -- 2.1.2 Overall Design Goals -- 2.1.3 Literature Review -- 2.2 Common Concepts for Dosimetry Phantoms -- 2.2.1 Classification -- 2.2.1.1 Active Versus Passive Phantoms -- 2.2.1.2 Modular Versus Integrated Phantoms -- 2.2.2 Phantom Geometry -- 2.2.3 Phantom Composition -- 2.2.3.1 Modality and Energy Considerations -- 2.2.3.2 Length Scaling for Phantoms -- 2.2.3.3 Phantom Dose Equivalency -- 2.2.4 Phantom Coordinate Systems -- 2.2.5 Dose Measurement System Components
2.2.6 Phantom Measurements -- 2.2.6.1 Setup and Alignment -- 2.2.6.2 Relative and Absolute Dosimetry -- 2.2.6.3 Detectors and Devices -- 2.2.6.4 Data Processing and Agreement -- 2.3 Water Phantoms -- 2.3.1 Construction of Water Phantoms -- 2.3.2 Characteristics of Water Phantoms -- 2.3.3 Use of Water Phantoms -- 2.3.4 Examples of Water Phantoms -- 2.4 Non-Water Phantoms -- 2.4.1 Construction of Non-Water Phantoms -- 2.4.2 Characteristics of Non-Water Phantoms -- 2.4.3 Examples of Non-Water Phantoms -- 2.4.4 Use of Non-Water Phantoms -- 2.5 Integrated Device Phantoms
2.5.1 Construction of Integrated Phantoms -- 2.5.2 Characteristics of Integrated Phantoms -- 2.5.3 Examples of Integrated Phantoms -- 2.5.4 Use of Integrated Phantoms -- 2.6 Therapeutic Clinical Uses -- 2.6.1 Installation and Acceptance Testing -- 2.6.2 Calibration and Commissioning -- 2.6.3 Periodic Performance Monitoring -- 2.6.4 Planned Patient Dose Validating -- 2.7 Future Directions -- 2.7.1 Automated Data Collection, Analysis, and Management -- 2.7.2 Materials that More Closely Mimic the Behavior of Tissue -- 2.7.3 Variable Density Distribution (Deformable) Phantoms
2.7.4 High-Resolution 3D Data Acquisition in Parallel -- 2.7.5 In vivo Dose Measurement During Treatment Delivery -- References -- 3 Anthropomorphic Phantoms for Radiation Oncology Medical Physics -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Anthropomorphic Body Phantoms -- 3.2.1 ART Phantom -- 3.2.2 RANDOreg Phantom -- 3.2.3 ATOMreg Dosimetry Phantom -- 3.2.4 Custom Body Phantoms -- 3.3 Anthropomorphic Body-Part Phantoms -- 3.3.1 Commercially Available Anthropomorphic Body-Part Phantoms -- 3.3.2 Anthropomorphic Body-Part Phantoms Developed by a QA Service Organization or Institution for Their Own QA Purposes
3.4 Summary
Note 325 annual accesses. UkHlHU
Alt author Kissick, Michael.
ISBN 9781461483045

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