Quality Control of a Hyperthermia System
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.
KeywordsSpecific Absorption Rate Contact Applicator Hyperthermic Treatment Thermometric Probe Quality Assurance Protocol
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