High Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy Quality Assurance: A Practical Guide
Wilkinson, D.A., (2006) High Dose Rate (HDR) Brachytherapy Quality Assurance: A Practical Guide. Biomedical Imaging and Intervention Journal, 2 (2).
Official URL: http://www.biij.org/2006/2/e34/e34.pdf
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, USA, Dept. of Radiation Oncology
The widespread adoption of high dose rate brachytherapy with its inherent dangers necessitates adoption of appropriate quality assurance measures to minimize risks to both patients and medical staff. This paper is aimed at assisting someone who is establishing a new program or revising one already in place into adhere to the recently issued Nuclear Regulatory Commission (USA) regulations and the guidelines from the American Association of Physicists in Medicine.
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