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Uncertainty analysis in MCNP5 calculations for brachytherapy treatment

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Gerardy, IYJ.; Ródenas Diago, J.; Gallardo Bermell, S. (2011). Uncertainty analysis in MCNP5 calculations for brachytherapy treatment. Applied Radiation and Isotopes. 69(8):1108-1111. doi:10.1016/j.apradiso.2011.02.003

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Title: Uncertainty analysis in MCNP5 calculations for brachytherapy treatment
Author: Gerardy, Isabelle Yvonne Joséphine Ródenas Diago, José Gallardo Bermell, Sergio
UPV Unit: Universitat Politècnica de València. Departamento de Ingeniería Química y Nuclear - Departament d'Enginyeria Química i Nuclear
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The Monte Carlo (MC) method can be applied to simulate brachytherapy treatment planning. The MCNP5 code gives, together with results, a statistical uncertainty associated with them. However, the latter is not the only ...[+]
Subjects: Brachytherapy , Dose calculation , Monte Carlo simulation , Uncertainty analysis , International standards , MCNP5 calculations , MCNP5 codes , Monte carlo , Sources of uncertainty , Statistical uncertainty , Treatment planning , Computer simulation , Monte Carlo methods , Oncology , Radiotherapy , Accuracy , Article , Controlled study , Dosimetry , Mathematical computing , Monte Carlo method , Phantom , Priority journal , Process model , Radiation dose distribution , Radiation physics , Reference value , Uncertainty , Phantoms, Imaging , Radiotherapy Dosage , Radiotherapy Planning, Computer-Assisted
Copyrigths: Cerrado
Applied Radiation and Isotopes. (issn: 0969-8043 )
DOI: 10.1016/j.apradiso.2011.02.003
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apradiso.2011.02.003
This work received financial support from the Generalitat Valenciana as well as from the Research Vice-Rector Office of the "Universidad Politecnica de Valencia" (Spain) for the stay of Isabelle Gerardy in Valencia at the ...[+]
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