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J Korean Soc Ther Radiol > Volume 4(2); 1986 > Article
Journal of the Korean Society for Therapeutic Radiology 1986;4(2): 183-186.
Treatment Planning Software for High Dose Rate Remote Afterloading Brachytherapy of Uterine Cervical Cancer
Seung Jae Huh, Wee Saing Kang
1Department of Radiation Therapy, Soonchunhyang University Hospital, Korea.
2Department of Therapeutic Radiology, College of Medicine, Seoul University Hospital, Korea.
In brachytherapy of uterine cervical cancer using the high dose rate remote afterloading system, it is of prime importance to determine the position of the radiation sources and to estimate the irradiation time. However, calculation with manual method is so time consuming and laborious, that authors designed a software as an aid to intracavitary radiotherapy planning using the personal computer to obtain the precision of treatment without being too complicated for routine use. Optimal source arrangement in combination with dose rate at each specific points and irradiation time can be easily determined using this software in several minutes.
Key Words: Personal Computer, Treatment planning Software, Brachytherapy of cervical cancer of Uterus
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