Radiation Exposure Analysis in 3D Cancer Treatment

Dmitriy Dubovitskiy, Valeri Kouznetsov


Dosimetry in the process of treatment of cancer tumour by ionising radiation. It is important and sometimes very challenging due to the fact that it is necessary to measure the radiation dose in vivo on small areas on the surface of the composite relief. Recently, in order to reduce the radiation dose to healthy tissues and concentration of the therapeutic effect of radiation directly on the tumour application method of three-dimensional (3D) irradiation started, in which radiation beams enter the body from different directions concentrating on the tumour. New methods of treatment correspondingly require more precise and sophisticated methods of dosimetry. Existing methods of 3D dose measurement are highly labor-intensive and generally suffer from low accuracy. In this paper, we propose the technical method of 3D measurement of the dose in real-time and approaches to build volume model of the dose distribution inside the patient’s body using object recognition technique.


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Dubovitskiy D. and Kouznetsov V. (2016). Radiation Exposure Analysis in 3D Cancer Treatment . In Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2016) ISBN 978-989-758-170-0, pages 102-107. DOI: 10.5220/0005818401020107

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author={Dmitriy Dubovitskiy and Valeri Kouznetsov},
title={Radiation Exposure Analysis in 3D Cancer Treatment},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2016)},

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JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Joint Conference on Biomedical Engineering Systems and Technologies - Volume 1: BIODEVICES, (BIOSTEC 2016)
TI - Radiation Exposure Analysis in 3D Cancer Treatment
SN - 978-989-758-170-0
AU - Dubovitskiy D.
AU - Kouznetsov V.
PY - 2016
SP - 102
EP - 107
DO - 10.5220/0005818401020107