Water bag bolus in external air cavities to produce dose homogeneity

Robert E. Haselow, Faiz M. Khan, Subhash C. Sharma, Jeffrey Williamson

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Abstract

High energy photon beams traversing large iatrogenic air cavities can lead to surface underdosage and overdosage because of high exit dose. A water bag bolus in such external cavities is a remarkably simple and reproducible means of producing dosage homogeneity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)137-139
Number of pages3
JournalInternational journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics
Volume8
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1982

Keywords

  • Bolus
  • Tissue compensation

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