Internal dose calculation software

Imba integrated modules for bioassay analysis suite of software modules for internal dosimetry implements all of the biokinetic and dosimetric models recommended by the international commission on radiological protection icrp. In addition, the estimated dose coefficients of shortlived radionuclides were compared to the values generated by dose and risk calculation software dcal, which is based on a dosimetric. Gsfreport s885, gsfnational research center for environment and health, neuherberg, germany. We used the package for internal dosimetry of 8 patients treated with ludotatate and compared the results with manual dose calculation. To help those who wish to understand more about internal dose calculations, dcas has established a help desk to answer questions about imba. Estimating internal dose coefficients of shortlived. Its calculation core has been applied in several situations in internal dosimetry ranging from dose estimates due to cs7 intakes, which occurred during the goiania accident, through modeling data from intakes of uranium trioxide and octoxide. Methods this study selected nuclear medicine practitioners among domestic hospitals and quantitatively measured their degree of internal exposure to radioisotopes, and conducted a dose assessment based on the results. The program has phantom libraries which permit the calculation of these doses for individuals of different age and size and for women at different stages of pregnancy.

More information on imba, including how to purchase the software, can be found. The toll free number for the help desk is 18003220111. Early internal and external dose magnitude estimation. Unit converter for radiation dose units dose calculation programs. Introduction absorbed dose calculations for internal radionuclides are used to assess the stochastic risks associated with diagnostic applications of nuclear medicine as well as the deterministic risks to normal tissues associated with therapeutic nuclear. The virtue of the mird approach is that it systematically reduces complex dosimetric analyses to methods that are relatively simple to use, including software tools for experimental and clinical use. Committee on medical internal radiation dose mird snmmi. Later, some brief discussion of the uncertainty in dose calculations at the tissue or cell level is provided, but. An investigation into internal exposure management needs. Easytouse online software package for internal dose assessment after. The present work describes personalcomputerbased software, mondal2 monitoring to dose calculation ver. The olindaexm personal computer code for calculating organ doses and effective doses in nuclear medicine studies was developed in 2004.

A 3d monte carlo method for estimation of patientspecific. Mird m edical i nternal r adiation d ose recognized as a method to perform dose calculation for internal emitters name of a standing committee of the society of nuclear medicine. The software is available online and can be run on independent computers using images in the common dicom format. In addition, the estimated dose coefficients of shortlived radionuclides were compared to the values generated by dose and risk calculation software dcal, which is based on a dosimetric methodology that is in accordance with the icrp 1990 recommendations, to discuss the reasons why the dose coefficients were changed by the revision of the. Both versions of olinda software use the radar method for internal dose estimation 26 and calculate the equivalent dose in each organ according to the general equation.

Using the best current data in internal dose calculation sfactors recommended by icrp and by considering other technical methods in medical internal radiation dosimetry mird, a software was designed using visual basic language to calculate. S values at the organ level can be acquired more easily according to the medical internal radiation. Radiation dosimetry calculation internal dosimetry estimates were calculated using the organ level internal dose assessment olinda software v. Introduction of simple dose calculation software is the main goal of present study. Easytouse online software package for internal dose assessment. Users can specify their own parameter values and apply sophisticated data handling techniques to their customised internal dose calculations. However, in order to measure internal exposure, personal computer software can be used to calculate the absorbed dose in various organ tissues. Patient dose calculation software in nuclear medicine1 core. In this study, we suggest a new internal radiation dose calculation method, called deepdose, which applies a convolutional neural network cnn to estimate the voxel dose values from the.

Tools for calculating radiation dose and risk radiation. Whereas alpha and beta emissions, the dose calculation needed to be linearly scaled with organ mass 2, 14. Users can specify their own parameter values and apply sophisticated data handling techniques to their. The mird method of estimating absorbed dose conference. Using the best current data in internal dose calculation sfactors recommended by icrp and considering other technical conditions in medical internal radiation dosimetry mird, the software was provided in visual basic language to calculate the total. Olindaexm, which stands for organ level internal dose assessmentexponential modeling, calculates radiation doses to different organs of the body from systemically administered radiopharmaceuticals and performs regression analysis on usersupplied biokinetic. For the dose assessment, 35 nuclear medicine practitioners at seven large hospitals.

Internal radiation dose assessment of radiopharmaceuticals. Comparison of internal dose estimates obtained using organ. Assessment of intake and internal dose from iodine1 for. Some of these software such as mirdose program and another version i. Radiopharmadose, a javabased opensource software for. Using the best current data in internal dose calculation sfactors recommended by icrp and by considering other technical methods in medical internal radiation dosimetry mird, a software was designed using visual basic language to calculate the. The manual upon which the software is based is unclassified and freely available. Aide is a software for calculations of activities in compartments and committed dose estimates due to occupational exposures, and intake and dose estimates using bioassay data. The turbo frmac tf software automates the calculations described in volume 1 of the federal manual for assessing environmental data during a radiological emergency, with the latest tf software specifically implementing the april 2015 version of the manual. Computerized internal dosimetry software package developed by pnl for doe four modes. An important issue in the calculation of dose factors for particles is the assignment of a radiation.

Most of the analysis in this paper regards the mean dose to whole organscurrently the most widely used quantity in internal dose analysis. For some radioisotopes, such as many of those in the actinide series 241am, the plutonium isotopes, etc. Based on values published by the international commission on radiological protection icrp, the software calculates the estimated absorbed dose for each organ and also the estimated effective dose, this for about forty of the most known radioactive drugs. Recently, dosefx 4 software has been developed for internal dosimetry. Niosh radiation dose reconstruction integrated modules. Early internal and external dose estimation initial version. Calculate the committed effective dose of the worker in this event. Patient dose calculation software in nuclear medicine persian. The internal dose based on the single intake scenario was calculated using the following equation. This software has been continuously developed and tested for more than twenty five years. Dcal, the dose and risk calculation software, was used in the development of federal guidance report and by the international commission on radiological protection icrp in the computation of agespecific dose coefficients for members of the public icrp publications 1989, 1993, 1995a, 1995b, 1996. Internal dose calculation, monte carlo, voxel s values, olindaexm 1. In this work, a userfriendly javabased opensource software has been developed for internal radiation dosimetry. Professor of radiation oncology case western reserve university.

Internal radiation dose assessment of radiopharmaceuticals prepared with cyclotron. Radar software radar the radiation dose assessment. Aide activity and internal dose estimates is a software for calculating activities in compartments and committed doses due to occupational exposures and for performing intake and dose estimates using bioassay data. Develop and provide a standardized framework and methodology for calculation of internal dose quantities in nuclear medicine. Interna radiation dose and odein odes in nuear ediine. Assessment of intake and internal dose using mondal 3 software. The mirdose software has been popular for a number of years for calculating internal radiation dose estimates for radionuclides used in nuclear medicine. The computer program was validated against another icrp dosimetry program, dose and risk calculation dcal, that employs the same. To help those who wish to understand more about internal dose calculations.

Mird to standardize internal dosimetry calculations. Slope factors and dose coefficients for multiple ages and exposure types may help determine cancer mortality and morbidity risk in various radiological contamination scenarios. The online software package presented is platform independent and allows fast dose. Dose and risk calculation software dcal dcal is a comprehensive software system for the calculation of tissue dose and subsequent health risk from intakes of radionuclides or exposure to radionuclides present in environmental media. Indeed, the calculation of absorbed doses has been performed for. Software for the calculation of absorbed dose to different organs in the body, being. Easytouse online software package for internal dose.

Patient dose calculation software in nuclear medicine core. Pdf estimating internal dose coefficients of shortlived. Results from the german concerted action dose reduction in ct proceedings 5 years of concerted action dose reduction in ct what has been achieved and what remains to be done. The calculation of dose from external photon exposures using reference human phantoms and monte carlo methods, part i. In this study, software evaluation was focused on the accuracy of residence time calculation and organ dose calculation by comparing with those from olindaexm. Dcal, the dose and risk calculation software, was used in the development of federal guidance report and by the international commission on radiological protection icrp in the computation of agespecific dose coefficients for members of the public icrp. Manual internal radiation dose assessment is a complicated method. The document is intended to be used as the primary reference by the us department of energy doe and its contractors for calculating radiation dose equivalents for members of. Development of software for internal dose calculation from. This software has been continuously developed and tested for 20 years. Intake assessment based on bioassay dose assessmentdose assessmentspecified time periodsspecified time periods dose assessmentcalendar year doses bioassay projection based on icrp 30 metabolic models can modify models to fit individual. Intercomparison exercise on internal dose assessment.

Internal dose concepts are employed when radioactive material enters the body through any pathway, either in a workplace situation, in the nuclear medicine clinic where the intakes are quite intentional, from eating or drinking contaminated food and water, and other such situations. The program has phantom libraries which permit the calculation of these doses for individuals of different age and size and for women at. Internal radiation dose and modeling codes in nuclear. Introduction of a simple dose calculation software is the main goal of the present study. Example of internal dose calculations 1 internal exposure due to inhalation of 60co dust it was suspected that a worker inhaled 60co dust in the controlled area of a nuclear power plant.

Basic principles and methods of internal dosimetry. Assessment of intake and internal dose were carried out by manual calculations and also using mondal 3 software program ishigure et al. Olindaexm, which stands for organ level internal dose assessmentexponential modeling, calculates radiation doses to different organs of the body from systemically administered radiopharmaceuticals and performs regression analysis on usersupplied. In this report we provide slope factors and dose coefficients to support the epa preliminary remediation goal prg for radionuclides calculator. Internal radiation dose and modeling codes in nuclear medicine. Purpose to investigate the internal exposure of nuclear medicine practitioners in south korea. Helsinki 2014 issn 14568160 isbn 9789523091870 pdf isbn 9789523091887 html this guide includes the requirements relating to the implementation of council. The male adam and female eva adult mathematical phantoms. Internal dosimetry codes help standardize dose calculations using recognized models, phantoms, and dosimetry techniques. The internal dosimetry schema of the medical internal radiation dose mird committee of the society of nuclear medicine has provided a broad framework for assessment of the absorbed dose to whole organs, tissue subregions, voxelized tissue structures, and individual cellular compartments for use in both diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine. Internal dose conversion factors for calculation of dose.

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