oa South African Medical Journal - A wedge filter for use with cobalt-60 in the treatment of carcinoma of the cervix uteri

Volume 47, Issue 24
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



The special lead filter, which is descriptionbed, was designed to reduce the dose to the central pelvis while raising that to the pelvic walls and vicinity, when using two fields in parallel opposition in the anteroposterior direction in postradium supplementary gamma ray therapy.

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