Year 2020, Volume 16 , Issue 2, Pages 201 - 205 2020-06-24

Comparison of Dose Distribution Effects for Various Bolus Materials in Electron Conformal Radiotherapy

Serhat ARAS [1] , İhsan Oguz TANZER [2] , Türkan İKİZCELİ [3]


In this study, the effects of various bolus materials on dose distributions were compared in electron conformal radiotherapy (ECRT). Superflab, Super Stuff pink wax and Paraffin wax bolus materials are used with 15MeV electron energy for dosimetric comparison. Additionally, 10 mm thick Super Stuff pink wax bolus and paraffin wax bolus materials were placed on the right eyelid of a patient. Using electron dose calculation algorithm and ion chamber measurements, dosimetric comparisons were made in the Eclipse treatment planning system (TPS). Both for measured and calculated dose, values were acquired 3 times and averaged for each case. Resulting differences are expressed as percentage differences. Dose differences were obtained in measurements with and without using bolus at several locations of the solid phantom, performed by the Roos Ion chamber. Dosimetric differences of 7-7.5% for Superflab, 10-10.5% for paraffin bolus and 13-14% for Super Stuff pink wax bolus are obtained. Besides, when dosimetric comparisons are made in the treatment planning system for cases with and without bolus; Dose differences were calculated to be 2-2.5% for superflab silicon bolus, 3-3.5% for paraffin wax bolus and 5-6% for Super Stuff pink wax bolus. To increase skin dose in curved anatomical structures in radiotherapy, it is safe to use the paraffin wax bolus material in radiotherapy clinic, as an alternative to Superflab silicon bolus and Super Stuff pink wax bolus materials, due to its low cost and ease of conforming to body surface contours.
Radiotherapy, Superflab, Paraffin, Super Stuff
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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Author: Serhat ARAS (Primary Author)
Institution: UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Country: Turkey


Author: İhsan Oguz TANZER
Institution: UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Country: Turkey


Author: Türkan İKİZCELİ
Institution: UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH SCIENCES
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : June 24, 2020

Bibtex @research article { cbayarfbe654782, journal = {Celal Bayar University Journal of Science}, issn = {1305-130X}, eissn = {1305-1385}, address = {}, publisher = {Celal Bayar University}, year = {2020}, volume = {16}, pages = {201 - 205}, doi = {}, title = {Comparison of Dose Distribution Effects for Various Bolus Materials in Electron Conformal Radiotherapy}, key = {cite}, author = {Aras, Serhat and Tanzer, İhsan Oguz and İki̇zceli̇, Türkan} }
APA Aras, S , Tanzer, İ , İki̇zceli̇, T . (2020). Comparison of Dose Distribution Effects for Various Bolus Materials in Electron Conformal Radiotherapy. Celal Bayar University Journal of Science , 16 (2) , 201-205 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/cbayarfbe/issue/55133/654782
MLA Aras, S , Tanzer, İ , İki̇zceli̇, T . "Comparison of Dose Distribution Effects for Various Bolus Materials in Electron Conformal Radiotherapy". Celal Bayar University Journal of Science 16 (2020 ): 201-205 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/cbayarfbe/issue/55133/654782>
Chicago Aras, S , Tanzer, İ , İki̇zceli̇, T . "Comparison of Dose Distribution Effects for Various Bolus Materials in Electron Conformal Radiotherapy". Celal Bayar University Journal of Science 16 (2020 ): 201-205
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ISNAD Aras, Serhat , Tanzer, İhsan Oguz , İki̇zceli̇, Türkan . "Comparison of Dose Distribution Effects for Various Bolus Materials in Electron Conformal Radiotherapy". Celal Bayar University Journal of Science 16 / 2 (June 2020): 201-205 .
AMA Aras S , Tanzer İ , İki̇zceli̇ T . Comparison of Dose Distribution Effects for Various Bolus Materials in Electron Conformal Radiotherapy. Celal Bayar Univ J Sci. 2020; 16(2): 201-205.
Vancouver Aras S , Tanzer İ , İki̇zceli̇ T . Comparison of Dose Distribution Effects for Various Bolus Materials in Electron Conformal Radiotherapy. Celal Bayar University Journal of Science. 2020; 16(2): 205-201.