Operational Radiation Safety

Operational Radiation Safety, Vol. 96, No. 2, February 2009
Example of a treatment plan with a gamma knife. (A) Dynamic shaping technique to protect critical structure (brain stem in this example). (B) Composite shots to shape dose distribution. Gamma stereotactic radiosurgery is an emerging technique with its own set of regulatory criteria. See article by Michael Sheetz on page S11 for more information.

Contents of Vol. 96, No. 2, February 2009

RSO Interview with Chris Martel

René Michel

Intercomparison of Personal Dosimetry for Service Providers in Pakistan

Akhter Jabeen and Syed Ahmad Salman

Physical Presence during Gamma Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Michael Sheetz

Optimizing Safety of Selective Internal Radiation Therapy (SIRT) of Hepatic Tumors with 90Y Resin Microspheres: A Systematic Approach to Preparation and Radiometric Procedures
A. Robert Schleipman, Patrick W. Gallagher, and Victor H. Gerbaudo

Voxel Phantoms: NORMAN vs. VIP-Man, What Differences Are There?
Gary H. Kramer, Kevin Capello, and Erick Cardenas-Mendez

Replacement of 137Cs Irradiators with X-Ray Irradiators
Brian Dodd and Richard J. Vetter

A Method for the Quantitative Gamma Spectroscopic Analysis of an Unusually Shaped Unknown Source
Kimberlee J. Kearfott and Steven C. Dewey

Measurements of Activation Products Associated with Havar Foils from a GE PETtrace Medical Cyclotron Using High Resolution Gamma Spectroscopy
Vivek Manickam, Richard R. Brey, Peter A. Jenkins, and Paul E. Christian