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Figure 1 | Radiation Oncology

Figure 1

From: Attenuation measurements show that the presence of a TachoSil surgical patch will not compromise target irradiation in intra-operative electron radiation therapy or high-dose-rate brachytherapy

Figure 1

Experimental setup for dosimetric measurements with TachoSil in IOERT and in HDR 192 Ir brachytherapy. (A) Activated TachoSil patch wrapped in very thin plastic film. (B) Same patch covering the tip of a 7 cm IOERT applicator. (C) Water tank used for dosimetric measurements, and the conventional LINAC adapted for IOERT with a hard-docking system of applicators. (D) Phantom slab adapted to hold HDR needle (E) Set-up used to study the effect of TachoSil in treatments with 192Ir.

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