Fraction size in radiobiology and radiotherapy
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Published by Igaku Shoin in Tokyo .
Written in English


  • Radiotherapy -- Congresses.,
  • Radiation -- Dosage -- Congresses.

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Statementedited by Tsutomu Sugahara, László Révész [and] Oliver C. A. Scott.
ContributionsSugahara, Tsutomu, ed., Révész, László, 1926- ed., Scott, Oliver Christopher Anderson, Sir, bart., 1922- ed.
LC ClassificationsRM845 .F7
The Physical Object
Pagination236 p.
Number of Pages236
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5108346M
LC Control Number74180777

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Fraction size in radiobiology and radiotherapy: [mit] 57 tables [Tsutomu Sugahara] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. FIGURE Conventional multifraction radiotherapy was based on experiments performed in Paris in the s and in the s. Rams could not be sterilized with a single dose of x-rays without extensive skin damage, whereas if the radiation were delivered in daily fractions over a period of time, sterilization was possible without skin damage. As more attention has been focused on the radiobiology of melanoma, it has become apparent that melanoma cells vary greatly in their radiosensitivity (7, 8, 22). This casts doubt on the initial biologic observations. The issue of fraction size is more than a biological by: Fig. The solid line shows the typical variation of cell survival with fraction size as predicted by the standard linear-quadratic (LQ) model [Eq. ]. The curve is characterised by a finite initial slope at zero dose and an ever-increasing slope as dose increases. In practice however, most human cell lines do not bend downwards.

Radiation type LET (keV/μm) Co photon: kVp photon: MeV proton: 10 MeV proton: 14 MeV neutron: 18 MeV carbon: MeV alpha. from book Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy: Radiobiology of High Dose Fractions. fraction size and interval were not so critical end overall time was the governing factor; too long overall. Chapter 9 describes the radiobiology of brachytherapy. The effect of dose rate and the role of 4Rs of radiotherapy, comparison of low-dose rate (LDR) and high-dose rate (HDR) protocol, rationale for choosing the fraction size for HDR, influence of geometric sparing, etc., have been discussed at length.   The dose per fraction was to Gy to a total dose of 50 to 54 Gy. • By conventional standards, the total dose was very low, but it was delivered in a very short time. • The strategy was based on a low dose per fraction to minimize late effects and a .

  With an increase in the fraction number, this utilization rate goes up to 75% for 4-fraction treatment, 83% for 6-fraction treatment, and % for 8-fraction treatment. In fraction treatment, this rate is 97%, so the authors think that 6–8-fraction treatment may be reasonably sufficient to utilize the reoxygenation by: The radiobiology of prostate cancer including new aspects of fractionated radiotherapy JACK F. FOWLER Emeritus of Medical School of Wisconsin University, Department of Human Oncology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA Abstract Total radiation dose is not a reliable measure of biological effect when dose-per-fraction or dose-rate is changed. 23 Time, Dose, and Fractionation in Radiotherapy 24 Retreatment after Radiotherapy: The Possibilities and the Perils iii Contents iii 3/11/11 AM. in physics or radiobiology. The bulk of this book will be of concern, and hopefully of interest, to all radiologists. The diagnostic radiologist is com-. Fractionation of protein mixtures prior to separation and MS analysis can be carried out at the protein or peptide level as indicated in Figure properties of proteins make them amenable to different electrophoretic and chromatographic fractionation approaches. The first step in most proteome published studies, after extraction or depletion, is the digestion of the proteins into peptides.