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The Physics of Radiation Therapy / Edition 4

The Physics of Radiation Therapy / Edition 4

by Faiz M. Khan
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ISBN-13: 9780781788564
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date: 05/01/2009
Edition description: Fourth
Pages: 592
Product dimensions: 8.60(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: Basic Physics

Chapter 1 Structure of Matter Chapter 2 Nuclear Transformations Chapter 3 Production of X-rays Chapter 4 Clinical Radiation Generators Chapter 5 Interactions of Ionizing Radiation Chapter 6 Measurement of Ionizing Radiation Chapter 7 Quality of X-ray Beams Chapter 8 Measurement of Absorbed Dose

PART II: Classical Radiation Therapy

Chapter 9 Dose Distribution and Scatter Analysis Chapter 10 A System of Dosimetric Calculations Chapter 11 Treatment Planning I: Isodose Distributions Chapter 12 Treatment Planning II: Patient Data, Corrections, and Setup Chapter 13 Treatment Planning III: Field Shaping, Skin Dose, and Field Separation Chapter 14 Electron Beam Therapy Chapter 15 Brachytherapy Chapter 16 Radiation Protection Chapter 17 Quality Assurance Chapter 18 Total Body Irradiation

PART III: Modern Radiation Therapy

Chapter 19 Three-Dimensional Conformal Radiation Therapy Chapter 20 Intensity-Modulated Radiation Therapy Chapter 21 Stereotactic Radiosurgery Chapter 22 High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy Chapter 23 Prostate Implants Chapter 24 Intravascular Brachytherapy Chapter 25 Image-Guided Radiation Therapy Chapter 26 Proton Beam Therapy



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