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J Korean Soc Ther Radiol > Volume 13(1); 1995 > Article
Journal of the Korean Society for Therapeutic Radiology 1995;13(1): 101-112.
Calibration and Radiation Survey of High Dose Rate Remote Afterloading System
Jeong Ok Lee, Jeong Ku Kang, Sun Rock Moon
1Department of Radiation Oncology, Wonkwang University, School of Medicine, Korea.
2Department of Radiation Oncology, Chonju Presbyterian Medical Center, Korea.
ABSTRACT
High Dose Rate Remote Afterloading system was installed at Wonkwang Universi-ty Hospital in January 1994. In this report, the calibration of a Gammamed 12-i High Dose Rate Remote Afterloading system and the radiation survey around the facility after design and construct a shieding room are discussed. The radiation survey of the facility indicates that the use of ordinary concrete shielding of existing room will provide adequate shielding. Also, the methodologies for performing source calibra-tion are presented.
Key Words: Aquaplast, Surface dose, 6MV X-ray, Skin-sparing effect
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