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IPEM’s aim is to promote the advancement of physics and engineering applied to medicine and biology for the public benefit. New codes of practice for reference dosimetry in clinical high-energy photon and electron beams have been published recently, to replace the air kerma based codes of practice that have determined the dosimetry of these beams for the past twenty years. Measurements were performed in three clinical electron beam energies using two NEtype cylindrical chambers, two Markus-type plane-parallel chambers and two NACPtype plane-parallel chambers.

3811 standard laboratories already provide calibrations at the radiation quality of 60 Co gamma-rays. Corrections since CoP publ The results thus show that neither the chamber-to-chamber variations, nor the obtained absolute dose values are significantly altered by changing from air kerma based dosimetry to absorbed dose based dosimetry when using calibration factors obtained from the Laboratory for Standard Dosimetry, Ghent, Belgium.

Furthermore, 60 Co perturbation factors for plane-parallel chambers were derived. Buy this article in print.

An errata file for the printed version is izea available here: Finally, a link to the worksheets is provided at the bottom of this page. The results thus show that neither the chamber-to-chamber variations, nor the obtained absolute dose values are significantly altered by changing from air kerma based dosimetry to absorbed uaea based dosimetry when using calibration factors obtained from the Laboratory for Standard Dosimetry, Ghent, Belgium.

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Get permission to re-use this article. IPEM publishes scientific journals and books and organises conferences to disseminate knowledge and support members in kaea development. It sets and advises on standards for the practice, education and training of scientists and engineers working in healthcare to secure an effective and appropriate workforce.

Received 4 February Published 10 April Furthermore, 60Co perturbation factors for plane-parallel chambers were derived.

Dosimetry Codes of Practice and Worksheets – IAEA NAHU

The values of the 60 Co perturbation factor for plane-parallel chambers k att k m for the air kerma based and p wall for the absorbed dose based codes of practice that are obtained from comparing the results based on 60 Co calibrations and cross-calibrations are within the experimental 38 in agreement with the results from other investigators.

A link to the worksheets is provided at the bottom of this page. This new Code of Practice based on standards of absorbed dose to water has been developed for the dosimetry of radiotherapy beams when ionization chambers calibrated using these standards are available. The final draft of TRS can be downloaded from here as a compressed file pdf-zip. Measurements were performed in ixea clinical electron beam energies using two NEtype cylindrical chambers, two Markus-type plane-parallel chambers and two NACPtype plane-parallel chambers.

Dosimetry based on direct calibrations of all chambers in 60Co was investigated, as well as dosimetry based on cross-calibrations of plane-parallel chambers against a cylindrical chamber in a high-energy electron beam. The values of the 60Co perturbation factor for plane-parallel chambers k att x k m for the air kerma based and p wall for the absorbed based codes of practice that are obtained from comparing the results based on 60Co calibrations and cross-calibrations are within the experimental uncertainties in agreement with the results from other investigators.

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New codes of practice iara reference dosimetry in clinical high-energy photon and electron beams have been published recently, to replace the air kerma based codes of practice that have determined the dosimetry of these beams for the past twenty years. Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine IPEM’s aim is to promote the advancement of physics and engineering applied to medicine and biology for the public benefit. By continuing to use this site you agree to our use of cookies. International Atomic Energy Agency.

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Click here to close this overlay, or press the “Escape” key on your keyboard. Hugo Palmans et al Phys. The IAEA assumes no responsibility for user-calculated results, or for the tsr of such upon dose determination. The development of primary standards of absorbed dose to water for high-energy photons and electrons offers the possibility of reducing the uncertainty in the dosimetry of radiotherapy iiaea.

Some laboratories have extended calibrations to high-energy photon and electron beams or are in the stage of developing the necessary techniques for these modalities.

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Dosimetry based on direct calibrations of all chambers in 60 Co was investigated, as well as dosimetry based on cross-calibrations of plane-parallel chambers against a cylindrical chamber in a high-energy electron beam.