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Published by International Atomic Energy Agency .
Written in English

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  • General,
  • Science

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FormatHardcover
Number of Pages103
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12858069M
ISBN 10920114203X
ISBN 109789201142030

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Accidental overexposure of radiotherapy patients in Białystok. — Vienna: International Atomic Energy Agency, p.;24 cm. STI/PUB/ ISBN 92–0––X Includes bibliographical references. 1. Radiotherapy — Poland — Białystok region. 2. Radiotherapy — Safety measures. 3. Radiation dosimetry. I. International Atomic Energy. Location: Bialystok Oncology Center, Poland Type of event: radiotherapy accident Description: On 27 February an electrical failure caused shut down of a clinical linear accelerator while a patient was receiving radiotherapy. Book: Accidental Overexposure of Radiotherapy Patients in Bialystok: English ( KB) Book: The Radiological Accident in Istanbul: English ( KB) Book: Investigation of an Accidental Overexposure of Patients in Panama: English ( KB) Book: The Radiological Accident in Samut Prakarn: English ( KB) Book. The first case concerns a recognized overexposure that occurred on Febru in the Bialystok Oncology Center, when five breast-cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy received a single and high dose of 8 MV electrons generated by a Neptun 10p linear accelerator. The ultimate causes of the accident were a defective safety interlock and Cited by:

Overexposure of radiation therapy patients in Panama Articles and special reports TABLE 3. Major accidental exposures of radiotherapy patients that have happened around the world over the last three. • Accidental Overexposure of Radiotherapy Patients in Bialystok • Investigation of an Accidental Overexposure of Patients in Panama • Accidental Overexposure of Radiotherapy Patients in San Jose, Costa Rica. 7/21/ Steven Sutlief, AAPM Root Cause Analysis for Radiation OncologyFile Size: KB. Description: In February , an accident occurred in the Bialystok Oncology Centre in Poland, which caused five patients undergoing radiotherapy treatment to be given significantly higher does than intended. This report reviews this accidental medical overexposure, the subsequent dose assessment and the clinical consequences to the patients. Accidental Overexposure of Radiotherapy Patients in San Jose, Costa Rica. Vienna, IAEA, In July , the authorities of Costa Rica requested the IAEA to assess the radiation accident which occurred in the San Juan de Dios hospital in San José causing patients treated with cobalt in the period from 22 August to 27 September Cited by: 1.

The radiological accident at the Bialystok Oncology Centre: cause, dose estimation and patient treatment. Accidental Overexposure of Radiotherapy Patients in Bialystok. In the accident, at least 27 patients were injured, and 11 of them died, according to IAEA. All of the injured were cancer patients receiving radiotherapy. Octo – Nesvizh, Belarus – An operator at an atomic sterilization facility bypassed the safety systems to clear a jammed conveyor. Upon entering the irradiation chamber he was. Bialystok, First Edition. You Searched For: Accidental Overexposure of Radiotherapy Patients in Bialystok. Published by IAEA, Vienna () ISBN 10 original wrappers, 8vo. 64 pages, portraits throughout. In Yiddish with English title page. Book 3 part 1 of "History of the Jews in Bialystok. " SUBJECT (S): Jews -- Poland -- Bialystok. Examples of deviation from the manufacturer’s instructions are the overexposure of 28 patients in Panama in –, and the underexposure of patients in the UK in – The lesson learned here is the need for independent verification of the basic data entered into the treatment planning system, independent calculation of Cited by: 5.