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Comparison of geometries for in vivo measurements of actinides in the skull.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20223415     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In vivo measurement of actinide activity in the skeleton is a valuable source of information on human internal contamination. Estimates of skeleton activity are based on measurements of the knee, elbow or skull. Different laboratories use different measurement geometries. Different calibration phantoms and detectors are used, making a comparison of detection efficiencies rather difficult. This paper compares various head measurement geometries when using MC simulations with a voxel head phantom.
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Evaluation Studies; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Applied radiation and isotopes : including data, instrumentation and methods for use in agriculture, industry and medicine     Volume:  68     ISSN:  1872-9800     ISO Abbreviation:  Appl Radiat Isot     Publication Date:    2010 Apr-May
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-12     Completed Date:  2010-06-18     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9306253     Medline TA:  Appl Radiat Isot     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  918-21     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, Czech Tech'nical University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic.
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MeSH Terms
Actinoid Series Elements / analysis*
Computer Simulation
Models, Anatomic*
Models, Biological*
Radiation Dosage
Radiometry / methods*
Reproducibility of Results
Sensitivity and Specificity
Skull / anatomy & histology*,  chemistry*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Actinoid Series Elements

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