Optimization of Radio Protection in Gynecology Brachytherapy

  • Nina SametEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the NATO Science for Peace and Security Series B: Physics and Biophysics book series (NAPSB, volume 1)


All developments in technology, dosimetry, oncology and mainly quality assurance – aim at reducing the risk of complications to the patient. As the staff is concerned, radiation oncologists, physicists, nursing staff and technicians, the three general principles of radiation protection should be followed: justification, ALARA (As Low As Reasonably Achievable) and individual dose limitations.

Keywords Brachytherapy quality assurance and quality control Protection ICRU ICRP 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Radiation OncologyMoldavian Ocological InstituteChisinauRepublic of Moldova

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