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Measurement of Radiation and Radioactivity
Determination of TG-43 dosimetric parameters for I-125, Ir-192 and Co-60 brachytherapy sources using the Monte Carlo simulation

Milad Payandeh; Mahdi Sadeghi; Dylan Richeson; Somayeh Gholami

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 June 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/rpe.2022.323131.1050

Abstract
  It is important to have accurate information regarding the dose distribution for treatment planning and to accurately deposit that dose in the tissue surrounding the brachytherapy source. However, the practical measurement of dose distribution for various reasons is associated with several problems. ...  Read More

Measurement of Radiation and Radioactivity
Effect of marker material on the dosimetric parameters of I-125 source (model 6711): Monte Carlo simulation

Payvand Taherparvar; Ali AziziGanjgah

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 31 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/rpe.2022.338851.1079

Abstract
  Low energy I-125- seeds are considered as a common source in different brachytherapy techniques for treatment of different cancers. In this study, at first, we simulated and validated I-125 (model 6711) seed according to the TG-43U1 recommendation, by GEANT4 Monte Carlo toolkit. Moreover, we simulated ...  Read More

Dosimetric investigation of esophageal stents carrying I-125 seeds for the treatment of advanced esophageal cancer

Payman Rafiepour; Shahab Sheibani; Daryiush Rezaey Uchbelagh; Hossein Poorbaygi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 27-33

https://doi.org/10.22034/rpe.2021.202211.1025

Abstract
  Radioactive stents loaded with I-125 seeds have been widely used for the treatment of advanced esophageal cancer. Understanding the dose distribution of such stents before the clinical use is essential. This study provides a dosimetric investigation of I-125 seed-loaded stents based on the seed's arrangement ...  Read More