An analytical model to calculate absorbed fractions for internal dosimetry with alpha, beta and gamma emitters

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Ernesto Amato; Antonio Italiano; Sergio Baldari;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti
  • Journal: Atti della Accademia Peloritana dei Pericolanti : Classe di Scienze Fisiche (issn: 0365-0359, eissn: 1825-1242)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1478/AAPP.921A1
  • Subject: 87.53.Bn, 87.55.K-, 87.57.uq | Science (General) | Q1-390 | Internal dosimetry; absorbed fraction; ellipsoid; radionuclide | Medical Physics
    arxiv: Physics::Medical Physics

We developed a general model for the calculation of absorbed fractions in ellipsoidal volumes of soft tissue uniformly filled with alpha, beta and gamma emitting radionuclides. The approach exploited Monte Carlo simulations with the Geant4 code to determine absorbed fra... View more