Relationship between biologic tissue heterogeneity and absorbed dose distribution in therapy of oncologic patients with cyclotron U-120 fast neutrons

V. A. Lisin, A. I. Gorbatenko

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    Abstract

    Study of the relationship between biologic tissue heterogeneity and cyclotron U-120 fast neutrons absorbed dose distribution has shown that fatty and osseous tissue significantly changed the pattern of neutron absorbed dose distribution in the body. For example, absorbed dose increases by 20% in fatty tissue as against that in soft biologic tissue. The results permitted the authors to suggest a method for tentative estimation of fast neutron absorbed dose in a heterogeneous area that may be used in dosimetric planning of oncologic patients therapy with cyclotron U-120 neutrons.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)25-29
    Number of pages5
    JournalMedicinskaa radiologia
    Volume38
    Issue number7
    Publication statusPublished - Jul 1993

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Nuclear Energy and Engineering

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