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    • A practical approach to perform the isotropy test for extremity dosemeters 

      Gultresa Colomer, Joan; Llansana, Jordi; Roig Costa, Maria; Ginjaume Egido, Mercè (2016-09-01)
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      The requirements for determining extremity dosemeter performance have evolved over the past decade. In 2010, the Spanish Nuclear Safety Council (CSN) adopted a national protocol with performance requirements based on ISO ...
    • Active personal dosemeters in interventional radiology: Tests in laboratory conditions and in hospitals 

      Vanhavere, F.; Tosic, M.; Sans-Merce, M.; Struelens, L.; Martin, P.; Lebacq, A.L; Krim, S.; Koukorava, C.; Clairand, Isabelle; Bordy, J.M.; Daures, J.; Debroas, J.; Denoziere, M.; Donadille, L.; Ginjaume Egido, Mercè; Itie, C. (2011-03)
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      The work package 3 of the ORAMED project, Collaborative Project (2008–11) supported by the European Commission within its seventh Framework Programme, is focused on the optimisation of the use of active personal dosemeters ...
    • An algorithm to assess the need for clinical Monte Carlo dose calculation for small proton therapy fields based on quantification of tissue heterogeneity 

      Bueno Vizcarra, Marta; Paganetti, H.; Duch Guillen, María Amor; Schuemann, J. (2013)
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      Purpose: In proton therapy, complex density heterogeneities within the beam path constitute a challenge to dose calculation algorithms. This might question the reliability of dose distributions predicted by treatment ...
    • Conceptual prototype of a new neutron dosimeter 

      Lázaro López, Aarón (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-21)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      - Identify the main commercial devices, and its response to high energy neutrons - Compile the nowadays, and future recommendations, on neutron dosimetry from international bodies - Study the behavior of actual dosimeters ...
    • Development of optical tomography for gel dosimetry 

      Ibáñez Brasó, Maria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Budapest University of Technology and Economics, 2011)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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      Covenantee:   Budapesti Műszaki és Gazdaságtudományi Egyetem
      The purpose of this study was to develop an optical tomography to measure a gel dosimeter. The gel used was MAGIC and all the elements needed for its measurement were studied the measurement settings analyzed and ...
    • EURADOS 2016 intercomparison exercise of eye lens dosemeters 

      Clairand, Isabelle; Behrens, R.; Brodecki, M.; Ginjaume Egido, Mercè (2018-12-01)
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      In the context of a new annual eye lens dose limit for occupational exposure equal to 20 mSv, European Radiation Dosimetry Group (EURADOS) organized an intercomparison dedicated to eye lens dosemeters, including photon and ...
    • EURADOS education and training activities 

      Alves, Gustavo; Fantuzzi, Elena; Rühm, Werner; Gilvin, Phil; Vargas Drechsler, Arturo (2019-09-24)
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      This paper provides a summary of the Education and Training (E&T) activities that have been developed and organised by the European Radiation Dosimetry Group (EURADOS) in recent years and in the case of Training Courses ...
    • EURADOS intercomparison of passive H*(10) area dosemeters 2014 

      Dombrowski, Harald; Duch Guillen, María Amor; Hranitzky, Christian; Kleinau, Philip; Neumaier, Stefan; Ranogajec-Komor, Mária; Rodríguez Jimenez, Rafael (2017-11-01)
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      Under the umbrella of the European Radiation Dosimetry Group (EURADOS), different working groups have responded to the requests of monitoring services in Europe for independent tests of dosimetry systems for harmonization ...
    • EURADOS Working Group 12 studies in interventional radiology for medical staff dosimetry 

      Ferrari, Paolo; Bakhanova, Elena; Becker, Frank; Campani, L.; Chumak, Vadim; Principi, Sara (2018-11-01)
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      EURADOS (European Radiation Dosimetry Group)Working Group 12 (dosimetry in medical imaging) established a subtask devoted to the dosimetry of the medical staff employed in interventional radiology practices. As it is widely ...
    • Evaluación del impacto dosimétrico en la presencia de radiactividad en alimentos 

      Mora Salas, Pablo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-11)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      El presente proyecto consiste, por una parte, en la elaboración de un análisis del impacto dosimétrico de la presencia de radiactividad en los alimentos utilizando los datos disponibles en el Laboratorio de Análisis de ...
    • Eye lens monitoring for interventional radiology personnel: dosemeters, calibration and practical aspects of H-p(3) monitoring. A 2015 review 

      Carinou, Eleftheria; Ferrari, Paolo; Ciraj Bjelac, Olivera; Ginjaume Egido, Mercè; Sans Merce, Marta; O'Connor, Una (2015-09-01)
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      A thorough literature review about the current situation on the implementation of eye lens monitoring has been performed in order to provide recommendations regarding dosemeter types, calibration procedures and practical ...
    • First eurados intercomparison exercise of eye lens dosemeters for medical applications 

      Clairand, Isabelle; Ginjaume Egido, Mercè; Vanhavere, F.; Carinou, Eleftheria; Daures, J.; Denoziere, M.; Silva, E. H.; Roig Costa, Maria; Principi, Sara; Van Rycheghem, L. (2016-09-01)
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      In the context of the decrease in the eye lens dose limit for occupational exposure to 20 mSv per year stated by the recent revision of the European Basic Safety Standards Directive 2013/59/EURATOM, the European Radiation ...
    • How to establish an adequate system for eye lens dose monitoring: a proposal for typical workplaces 

      Kollaard, Robert; Carinou, Eleftheria; Ginjaume Egido, Mercè; Struelens, L. (2019-12-31)
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      For years, the dose limit of 150 mSv for occupational exposure of the lens of the eye to ionising radiation was rarely exceeded, and the dose to the eye was only monitored occasionally. With the national implementation of ...
    • Impact of region-of-interest delineation methods, reconstruction algorithms, and intra- and inter-operator variability on internal dosimetry estimates using PET 

      López Vilanova, Natalia; Pavia, J.; Duch Guillen, María Amor; Catafau, A.; Ros, D.; Bullich, S. (2017-04-01)
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      Purpose Human dosimetry studies play a central role in radioligand development for positron emission tomography (PET). Drawing regions of interest (ROIs) on the PET images is used to measure the dose in each organ. In the ...
    • Implications in do simetry of the implementation of the revised dose limit to the lens of the eye 

      Broughton, John; Cantone, Marie Claire; Ginjaume Egido, Mercè; Shah, Binika; Czarwinski, Renate (2015-04-01)
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      In 2012, International Radiation Protection Association (IRPA) established a Task Group to provide an assessment of the impact of the implementation of the ICRP-revised dose limit for the lens of the eye for occupational ...
    • Influence of dosemeter position for the assessment of eye lens dose during interventional cardiology 

      Principi, Sara; Ginjaume Egido, Mercè; Duch Guillen, María Amor; Sanchez, Roberto Mariano; Ferenandez, Jose Miguel; Vaño, Eliseo (2015-04-01)
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      The equivalent dose limit for the eye lens for occupational exposure recommended by the ICRP has been reduced to 20 mSv y-1 averaged over defined periods of 5 y, with no single year exceeding 50 mSv. The compliance with ...
    • Measurements of eye lens doses in interventional cardiology using OSL and electronic dosemeters 

      Sanchez, R. M.; Vano, E; Fernández, J. M.; Ginjaume Egido, Mercè; Duch Guillen, María Amor (2014-12-01)
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      The purpose of this paper is to test the appropriateness of OSL and electronic dosemeters to estimate eye lens doses at interventional cardiology environment. Using TLD as reference detectors, personal dose equivalent was ...
    • Monte Carlo calculation of beam quality correction factors in proton beams using detailed simulation of ionization chambers 

      Gomà, Carles; Andreo Hernández, Pedro; Sempau Roma, Josep (2016-03-04)
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      This work calculates beam quality correction factors (k Q) in monoenergetic proton beams using detailed Monte Carlo simulation of ionization chambers. It uses the Monte Carlo code penh and the electronic stopping powers ...
    • Monte Carlo simulation of the treatment of eye tumors with 106 Ru plaques: A study on maximum tumor height and eccentric placement 

      Brualla, Lorenzo; Zaragoza Serrano, Francisco José; Sauerwein, Wolfgang (2014-05-07)
      Article
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      Background/Aims: Ruthenium plaques are used for the treatment of ocular tumors. There is, however, a controversy regarding the maximum treatable tumor height. Some advocate eccentric plaque placement, without a posterior ...
    • Near field in the vicinity of wireless base-station antennas: an exposure compliance approach 

      Blanch Boris, Sebastián; Romeu Robert, Jordi; Cardama Aznar, Ángel (IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC, 2002-05-31)
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      Great social concern has risen about the potential health hazard of living near a cellular telephony base-station antenna, and certain technical questions have been posed on the appropriate way to measure exposure in ...