XXXVII, No. 1, Pp. 1-89
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Authors: Milena P. Živković, Tatjana B. Miladinović, Aleksandar M. Miladinović, Una J. Molnar
and Dragana Ž. Krstić
This paper illustrates the potential of the FOTELP-VOX code, a modification of the general-purpose FOTELP code, combining Monte Carlo techniques to simulate particle transportation from an external source through the internal organs, resulting in a 3-D absorbed dose distribution. The study shows the comparison of results obtained by FOTELP software and the volumetric modulated arc therapy technique. This planning technique with two full arcs was applied, and the plan was created to destroy the diseased tissue in the eye tumor bed and avoid damage to surrounding healthy tissue, for one patient. The dose coverage, homogeneity index, conformity index of the target, and the dose volumes of critical structures were calculated. Good agreement of the results for absorbed dose in the human eye was obtained using these two techniques.
Key words: ocular cancer, FOTELP-VOX code, absorbed dose, volumetric modulated arc therapy
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