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Monte Carlo calculations of calibration and geometry correction factors of a radionuclide calibrator.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16546399     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The activity of radioactive pharmaceuticals administered to patients in nuclear medicine is usually determined using well-type high-pressure ionization chambers. For the Bqmeter chamber (Consortium BQM, Czech Republic) a Monte Carlo model was created using the MCNP4C2 code. Basic chamber characteristics for two sample containers of various geometry (a vial and an ampoule) were calculated and compared with measurements. As the pharmaceuticals are often measured in various syringes, the chamber response for samples in syringes was also studied.
Veronika Olsovcová; Miroslav Havelka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Evaluation Studies; Journal Article     Date:  2006-03-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Applied radiation and isotopes : including data, instrumentation and methods for use in agriculture, industry and medicine     Volume:  64     ISSN:  0969-8043     ISO Abbreviation:  Appl Radiat Isot     Publication Date:    2006 Oct-Nov
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-09-11     Completed Date:  2006-11-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9306253     Medline TA:  Appl Radiat Isot     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1370-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Czech Metrology Institute, Radiová 1, 102 00 Prague, Czech Republic.
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MeSH Terms
Calibration / standards
Computer-Aided Design
Czech Republic
Monte Carlo Method*
Radiation Dosage
Radioisotopes / analysis*
Radiometry / instrumentation*,  methods,  standards*
Radiopharmaceuticals / analysis*
Reference Standards
Reproducibility of Results
Sensitivity and Specificity
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Radioisotopes; 0/Radiopharmaceuticals

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