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Radioprotection Dosimetry in the European Trial on BNCT Studied by an Anthropomorphic Phantom

  • S. Garbe
  • J. Rassow
  • C. Vroegindeweij
  • R. Moss
  • K. Hideghéty
  • W. Sauerwein
  • C. Kessler
  • F. Stecher-Rasmussen

Abstract

Different parts of the patient body are exposed indirectly during BNCT treatment of glioblastoma multiforme, depending on the geometrical alignment of the patient to the beam. Successful clinical application requires applicable solutions for the shielding of the organs at risk. At present during the irradiation, there is no way to measure the dose components in vivo in other parts of the body apart from the surface.

Keywords

Ionisation Chamber Boron Neutron Capture Therapy Dose Profile Anthropomorphic Phantom Cross Profile 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Garbe
    • 1
  • J. Rassow
    • 1
  • C. Vroegindeweij
    • 2
  • R. Moss
    • 2
  • K. Hideghéty
    • 1
  • W. Sauerwein
    • 1
  • C. Kessler
    • 3
  • F. Stecher-Rasmussen
    • 3
  1. 1.Klinik und Poliklinik für StrahlentherapieUniversitätsklinikumEssenGermany
  2. 2.Joint Research Centre (JRC)European CommissionPettenThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Energie Onderzoek Centrum (ECN)PettenThe Netherlands

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