Khan, Faiz M.,

Khan's the physics of radiation therapy / Faiz M. Khan, John P. Gibbons. - 5th edition. - Philadelphia, PA : Lippincott Williams ; Wilkins/Wolters Kluwer, [2014]. - xi, 572 p. : ill. (some color) ; 29 cm.

Preceded by The physics of radiation therapy / Faiz M. Khan. 4th ed. c2010.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Structure of matter -- Nuclear transformations -- Production of x-rays -- Clinical radiation generators -- Interactions of ionizing radiation -- Measurement of ionizing radiation -- Quality of x-ray beams -- Measurement of absorbed dose -- Dose distribution and scatter analysis -- A system of dosimetric calculations -- Treatment planning i : isodose distributions -- Treatment planning ii : patient data acquisition, treatment verification, and -- Inhomogeneity corrections -- Treatment planning iii: field shaping, skin dose, and field separation -- Electron beam therapy -- Low-dose-rate brachytherapy: rules of implantation and dose specification -- Radiation protection -- Quality assurance -- Total body irradiation -- Three-dimensional conformal radiation therapy -- Intensity-modulated radiation therapy -- Stereotactic radiotherapy and radiosurgery -- Stereotactic body radiation therapy -- High-dose-rate brachytherapy -- Prostate implants: technique, dosimetry, and treatment planning -- Intravascular brachytherapy -- Image-guided radiation therapy -- Proton beam therapy.

9781451182453

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Health Physics.
Radiotherapy
Radiometry.
Radiotherapy.

R895 / .R44 2014

615.842 / K31

WN 110

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