Quality Control of a Hyperthermia System

  • Adele Emilia Sichirollo
  • Giancarlo Zonca
  • Guido Ogno
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 267)


Characterization of the applicators, of the thermometers and of the cooling (bolus) system of hyperthermic apparatus must be made before starting hyperthermic treatment and also starting with a frequency depending on the technical features of equipments that make up the whole system. This data gives the radiotherapist some useful parameters for the selection of applicators and general knowledge of the accuracy of the system.


Specific Absorption Rate Contact Applicator Hyperthermic Treatment Thermometric Probe Quality Assurance Protocol 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Adele Emilia Sichirollo
    • 1
  • Giancarlo Zonca
    • 1
  • Guido Ogno
    • 2
  1. 1.Instituto Nazionale Tumori-Divisione di fisica SanitariaMilanoItaly
  2. 2.Aeritalia Spa, Gruppo Sistemi e TelequidatiCaselle TorineseItaly

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