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Voxel phantoms for internal dosimetry.

In: Radiation Physics for Nuclear Medicine. Berlin: Springer, 2011. 257-279
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The calculation of radiation dose from internally incorporated radionuclides is based on so-called absorbed fractions (AFs) and specific absorbed fractions (SAFs). AFs specify the fraction of energy emitted by radioactivity in a given (source) organ that is absorbed in the source organ itself and in other (target) organs. SAFs are AFs divided by target organ mass.
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Publication type Article: Edited volume or book chapter
Keywords Voxel phantoms; reference voxel phantoms; individual voxel phantoms; absorbed fractions; specific absorbed fractions
ISBN 978-3-6421-1326-0
Book Volume Title Radiation Physics for Nuclear Medicine
Quellenangaben Volume: , Issue: , Pages: 257-279 Article Number: , Supplement: ,
Publisher Springer
Publishing Place Berlin