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Computers in radiotherapy and oncology

Workshop on the Use of Computers in Data Handling in Radiotherapy and Oncology in Europe (1984 Geneva, Switzerland)

Computers in radiotherapy and oncology

proceedings of the workshop on the Use of Computers in Data Handling in Radiotherapy and Oncology in Europe held at the headquarters of the World Health Organisation, Geneva, 26-28 March 1984

by Workshop on the Use of Computers in Data Handling in Radiotherapy and Oncology in Europe (1984 Geneva, Switzerland)

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Published by Hilger in Bristol .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oncology -- Data processing.,
  • Radiotherapy -- Data processing.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and indexes.

    Statementedited by R. F. Mould.
    ContributionsMould, R. F. 1939-, European Association of Radiology. Commission informatique, European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRM849, RC262
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 246 p. :
    Number of Pages246
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20852031M
    ISBN 100852747802

    E-mail: moc. Book Coia, L. Statistics There is a plethora of statistical programs that combine the major procedures used in most analyses with the ability to display results instantly as charts or plots. The simplest tasks used in bioinformatics concern the creation and maintenance of databases of biologic information.

    In the introductory chapters on radiation physics and radiobiology, important terms and concepts used in clinical radiotherapy are covered. CT, MRI, and ultrasonography remain the province of the radiologist. Keep the layout of the text as simple as possible. Animated and audio presentations can be produced for educational and instructional purposes; they can be transmitted to a television or video recorder. Dose calculations were measurement-based or they used primary and scatter calculations based on scatter-air ratio methodologies. The first major strength is the comprehensive coverage of radiation physics and biology.

    Statistics The description of statistical procedures should be included in the section of 'Material and Methods' under a separate sub-heading. This book recommends actions to ensure that this standard is met. If the manuscript has already been published in an online issue, any requests approved by the Editor will result in a corrigendum. This unique book has been written in a special manner and attempts to provide a simple collection of radiotherapy physics and addresses the mathematical concepts in a summarized style. Peeters Jaap D. For the specification of doses and target volumes the authors are strongly encouraged to follow the ICRU recommendations.


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First-in-Human papers follow the guidelines for Full-Length-Papers. Statistics The description of statistical procedures should be included in the section of 'Material and Methods' under a separate sub-heading. When treatments are used to ease symptoms, they are known as palliative treatments.

It outlines the complementary strategies, and highlights the need for collaboration across programmes, organizations and partners. When the damaged cells die, they are broken down and removed by the body. Image registration, treatment planning software, and simulated annealing inverse planning in IMRTas main sources of computer applications, have been clarified in this chapter.

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At low doses, radiation is used as an x-ray to see inside your body and take. Although radiotherapy is an integral treatment component of pediatric solid tumors, it is associated with potential acute and long-term untoward effects and risk of secondary malignancy particularly in growing children.

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