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2020/2021

Radiotherapy - Clinical Training 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
16RTKP1 Z 2 1t Czech
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Department of Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation
Synopsis:

Practice in the field of radiological techniques in radiotherapy organized with contracted partners in hospitals.

Requirements:

Required prerequisites are 16JRF12, 16DETE, 16ZDOZ12.

Syllabus of lectures:

1. Parameters of the Co-60 units

2. Parameters of the Leksell gamma knife

3. Parameters of „afterloading“ systems

4. Mechanical tests of a linear accelerator and a radiotherapeutic simulator

5. Calibration of the linear accelerator by measuring the absolute dose under reference conditions - photon

6. Electron beams

7. Relative dosimetric measurements of linear accelerator - photon, electron beams

8. In-vivo dosimetry using TLD and diodes

9. Practical exercises with computerized planning system

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Knowledge:

Obtaining a basic idea of the activity and responsibility of radiological physics at the workplace, acquaintance with the clinical environment and its specifics.

Skills:

Practical exercises from routine (dosimetric and other) tasks under the supervision of experienced radiological physics.

Study materials:

Key references:

[1] Faiz M. Khan, The Physics of Radiation Therapy

[2] Wolfgang C. Schlegel, L.W. Brady, H.-P. Heilmann, Thomas Bortfeld, M. Molls, Anca Ligia Grosu, New Technologies in Radiation Oncology (Google eBook), Springer, 2006

[3] Ann Barrett, Jane Dobbs, Tom Roques, Practical Radiotherapy Planning Fourth Edition, CRC Press, Jun 26, 2009

[4] John Meyer, IMRT, IGRT, SBRT: Advances in the Treatment Planning and Delivery of Radiotherapy, Karger Medical and Scientific Publishers, 2011

Recommended references:

[5] Jacob Van Dyk, The Modern Technology of Radiation Oncology: A Compendium for Medical Physicists and Radiation Oncologists, Steel, Washington

Note:
Further information:
No time-table has been prepared for this course
The course is a part of the following study plans:
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