Item description for Proton Therapy and Radiosurgery by Hans Breuer...
The subject of the book is the medical application of high energy proton beams, emphasising the practical applications, indications, radiobiology and physics, including dosimetry and three dimensional planning. The detailed methods of patient immobilisation, data collection for planning and the execution of plans will be presented. This will supply "hands on" type of information that will enable any qualified radiotherapist to treat a patient with confidence. The radiobiology of large fractions will also be explained in detail. The special features will include conversion tables to equivalent values for multiple dose increments ("frations") from single dose values, photos and drawings of immobilisation techniques, tissue density values. The main benefit the reader will get is an in depth, practical text, covering all aspects of proton therapy.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.3" Width: 6.2" Height: 0.9" Weight: 1.1 lbs.
Release Date Feb 15, 2000
ISBN 3540641009 ISBN13 9783540641001
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