Interstitial Hyperthermia (IHT): Technical Problems and Methodology
Utilization of interstitial applicators in clinical hyperthermia offers useful advantages such as more homogeneous and greater heating of the target volume and also smaller energy absorption in surrounding tissues. For thermal effectiveness a particular precision of the instruments must be used in the characterization of antennas. The intent of this work is to present three methods for characterization of interstitial applicators and planning methodology for clinical use.
KeywordsOptical Fiber Simulation Program Thermal Image Specification Absorption Rate Camera Head
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