Conference Proceedings Paper
DESIGNING A COMPUTER CODE TO ESTIMATE THE COMMITTED DOSE EQUIVALENT TO INTERNAL ORGANS FOLLOWING THE INJECTION OF A RADIOPHARMACEUTICAL
39th Annual CNS-CNA Student Conference - 2015 June 01
Z. Keldani (UOIT)
R. Roman (UOIT)
S. Saadi (UOIT)
Radiopharmaceuticals are drugs that contain radioactive isotopes and are used within the nuclear medicine field for diagnostic procedures. There is a demand for an effective software to calculate the Committed Dose Equivalent (CDE) to patients. The designed software would be a useful tool for medical professionals in the nuclear medicine field and for any patient interested in knowing the dose received following the injection of a radiopharmaceutical. The aim is to design an affordable and easy to learn tool to estimate the Committed Dose Equivalent to various organs of interest as well as the total body.
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