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2020/2021

Detectors of Ionizing Radiation Used in Medicine Applications

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Code Completion Credits Range
D16DIZF ZK 2
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Department of Dosimetry and Application of Ionizing Radiation
Synopsis:

Goals:

1) To obtain knowledge of ionizing radiation detectors used in medicine (radiotherapy, radiodignostics, nuclear medicine).

2) To understand the requirements on such detectors.

3) To acquire ability to evaluate the applicability of detectors for specific medicine application.

Synopsis:

Principles, construction and parameters of ionizing radiation detectors used in medical applications, including detectors in contemporary research and development, considered for future.

Topics:

1. Imaging detectors

a. Projection methods (sciagraphy, sciascopy, mamography)

b. Gamma cameras

c. SPECT

d. PET

e. CT

2. Applied dose measurement in nuclear medicine

3. Measurement of dosimetric quantities in medical applications

Requirements:

None.

Syllabus of lectures:

Topics:

1. Imaging detectors

a. Projection methods (sciagraphy, sciascopy, mamography)

b. Gamma cameras

c. SPECT

d. PET

e. CT

2. Applied dose measurement in nuclear medicine

3. Measurement of dosimetric quantities in medical applications

Syllabus of tutorials:
Study Objective:

Goals:

1) To obtain knowledge of ionizing radiation detectors used in medicine (radiotherapy, radiodignostics, nuclear medicine).

2) To understand the requirements on such detectors.

3) To acquire ability to evaluate the applicability of detectors for specific medicine application.

Study materials:

Basic:

1. Glenn F. Knoll: Radiation Detection and Measurement, 4th edition, 2010 John Wiley&Sons, Inc.

2. Radiation Detectors for Medical Applications, NATO Security through Science Series ? B: Physics and Biophysics, edited by S. Tavernier, A. Gektin, B. Grinyov, W.W.Moses, 2006 Springer, Dordrecht

3. S.R. Cherry, J.A. Sorenson, M.E. Phelps: Physics in Nuclear Medicine, 4th edition, Elsevier, Philadelphia, 2012

4. K. Miewski: Medical Imaging; Principles, Detectors, and Electronics, Wiley, Hoboken, 2009

5. E. Seeram: Computed Tomography; Physical Principles, Clinical Applications, and Quality Control, 4th edition, Elsevier, St. Louis, 2016

Doporučená:

6. Technical Report Series No. 457 ? Dosimetry in Diagnostic Radiology: An International Code of Practice, 2007 IAEA, Vienna

7. Technical Report Series No. 398 ? Absorbed Dose Determination in External Beam Radiotherapy: An International Code of Practice forDosimetry Based on Standards of Absorbed Dose to Water, 2000 IAEA, Vienna

8. Technical Report Series No. 454 ? Quality Assurancefor Radioactivity Measurement in Nuclear Medicine, 2006 IAEA, Vienna

9. Syed N. Ahmed: Physics&Enginnering of Radiation Detection, 2007 Elsevier, Amsterdam

Note:
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