oa South African Medical Journal - A wedge filter for use with cobalt-60 in the treatment of carcinoma of the cervix uteri
|Article Title||A wedge filter for use with cobalt-60 in the treatment of carcinoma of the cervix uteri|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 Department of Bio-Engineering and Medical Physics, Groote Schuur Hospital and University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Jun 1973|
|Pages||1080 - 1084|
|Keyword(s)||Carcinoma, Cervix uteri, Cobalt-60, Obstetrics and gynaecology, Radiotherapy, Treatment and Wedge filter|
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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