Essays about: "brachyterapi"

Found 4 essays containing the word brachyterapi.

  1. 1. Deformable registration when combining brachytherapy and external beam radiotherapy

    University essay from KTH/Medicinsk avbildning

    Author : Lisa Mach; [2021]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Patients with cervical cancer are treated both with external beam radiotherapy(EBRT) and brachytherapy (BT) which involves an applicator. During the treatments, CT-images are taken and to perform dose calculations, deformable image registration (DIR) is performed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Needle Navigation for Image Guided Brachytherapy of Gynecologic Cancer

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemi, bioteknologi och hälsa (CBH)

    Author : Alireza Mehrtash; [2019]
    Keywords : Image Guided Surgery; Surgical Navigation System; Needle Navigation system; Brachytherapy; MRI; 3D Slicer;

    Abstract : In the past twenty years, the combination of the advances in medical imaging technologies and therapeutic methods had a great impact in developing minimally invasive interventional procedures. Although the use of medical imaging for the surgery and therapy guidance dates back to the early days of x-ray discovery, there is an increasing evidence in using the new imaging modalities such as computed tomography (CT), magnetic reso- nance imaging (MRI) and ultrasound in the operating rooms. READ MORE

  3. 3. Radiation protection measurements in clinical practice - Dosimetry with NaCl pellets

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sjukhusfysikerutbildningen

    Author : Petter Wilke; [2019]
    Keywords : Physics and Astronomy;

    Abstract : Within the field of medical radiation protection, radiation safety and personal dosimetry, there is a constant pursuit for improving existing methods and evaluating new approaches for measuring and quantifying the radiation doses that hospital staff may be exposed to in their clinical work. There are numerous ways of determining what doses the staff are being exposed to and the most commonly used is based on thermoluminescent dosemeters (TLD) with e. READ MORE

  4. 4. Strålbehandling på hund och katt

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Elisabet Hallgren; Josefin Wennberg; [2007]
    Keywords : strålbehandling; cancer; cellen; strålning; ortovoltage; fraktion; palliativ; kurativ; extern; brachyterapi;

    Abstract : Jönköping Small Animal Hospital is today the only clinic in Sweden to offer radiation therapy as a treatment of tumours. The body contains of billions of cells that all have to obey the regulations that are established. If a cell is exposed to a harmful substance, for example a chemical, it can be transformed into a tumourcell. READ MORE