Mathematical Models and Analogic Dosimetry on Phantom in the Interstitial Radiotherapy of Brain Tumours with “Gamma-Med”

  • G. B. Delzanno
  • L. Redaelli
  • G. Tosi
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 21)


In order to employ the “Gamma-Med” apparatus for interstitial radiotherapy of brain tumours, it is primarily necessary to know with maximum accuracy the pattern of the absorbed dose distribution around the source, in the so called “target volume” and also the values of the absorbed dose in the neighbouring tissues and organs, with special regard to the more radiosensitive ones.


Brain Tumour Target Volume Dose Distribution Parallel Position Interstitial Radiotherapy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. B. Delzanno
    • 1
  • L. Redaelli
    • 2
  • G. Tosi
    • 2
  1. 1.Centro di Terapia Stereotassica „Stella Fossati“Ospedale Maggiore Ca’GrandaMilanoItaly
  2. 2.Servizio di Fisica SanitariaOspedale Maggiore Ca’GrandaMilanoItaly

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