Shirin A Enger

Summary

Affiliation: Radiology and Clinical Immunology
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Gadolinium-153 as a brachytherapy isotope
    Shirin A Enger
    Section of Oncology, Department of Radiology, Oncology and Radiation Science, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Phys Med Biol 58:957-64. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Monte Carlo calculations of thermal neutron capture in gadolinium: a comparison of GEANT4 and MCNP with measurements
    Shirin A Enger
    Division of Biomedical Radiation Sciences, Department of Oncology, Radiology and Clinical Immunology, Rudbeck Laboratory, Uppsala University, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Med Phys 33:337-41. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Gadolinium neutron capture brachytherapy (GdNCB), a new treatment method for intravascular brachytherapy
    Shirin A Enger
    Division of Biomedical Radiation Sciences, Department of Oncology, Radiology and Clinical Immunology, Rudbeck Laboratory, Uppsala University, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Med Phys 33:46-51. 2006

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. doi request reprint Gadolinium-153 as a brachytherapy isotope
    Shirin A Enger
    Section of Oncology, Department of Radiology, Oncology and Radiation Science, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Phys Med Biol 58:957-64. 2013
    ..The source could provide a means for I-RSBT delivery and enable brachytherapy treatments with patient specific shielding and reduced personnel shielding requirements relative to (192)Ir...
  2. ncbi request reprint Monte Carlo calculations of thermal neutron capture in gadolinium: a comparison of GEANT4 and MCNP with measurements
    Shirin A Enger
    Division of Biomedical Radiation Sciences, Department of Oncology, Radiology and Clinical Immunology, Rudbeck Laboratory, Uppsala University, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Med Phys 33:337-41. 2006
    ..The simulations made by MCNP agree well with experimental results. As long as thermal neutron scattering from chemically bound atoms are not included in GEANT4 it is not suitable for NCT applications...
  3. ncbi request reprint Gadolinium neutron capture brachytherapy (GdNCB), a new treatment method for intravascular brachytherapy
    Shirin A Enger
    Division of Biomedical Radiation Sciences, Department of Oncology, Radiology and Clinical Immunology, Rudbeck Laboratory, Uppsala University, SE 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Med Phys 33:46-51. 2006
    ..Another advantage of the nonradioactive gadolinium stent is the possibility to avoid radiation hazard to personnel...