Creation, evolution, and future challenges of ion beam therapy from a medical physicist’s viewpoint (part 1). Introduction and Chapter 1. accelerator and beam delivery system


Masahiro Endo

Content type:Review ArticlePublished: 08 November 2022Pages: 271 – 290


Experimental determination of the effective point of measurement for cylindrical ionization chambers in megavoltage photon beams

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Yukiko IwafuchiHiroshi OguchiKota Yamamoto

Content type:Research ArticlePublished: 06 August 2022Pages: 291 – 297


Reproducibility of functional connectivity metrics estimated from resting-state functional MRI with differences in days, coils, and global signal regression

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Sanae KatoEpifanio BagarinaoGen Sobue

Content type:Research ArticlePublished: 12 August 2022Pages: 298 – 310


Development and practical evaluation of a saturation effect learning simulator for inflow magnetic resonance angiography


Norishige HatakeyamaShunichi Kobayashi

Content type:Research ArticlePublished: 25 August 2022Pages: 311 – 322


Photon-specific absorbed fraction estimates in stylized ORNL and voxelized ICRP adult male phantoms using a new developed Geant4-based code “DoseCalcs”: a validation study

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Tarik El GhalbzouriTarek El BardouniRanda Yerrou

Content type:Research ArticlePublished: 06 September 2022Pages: 323 – 339


Classifying presence or absence of calcifications on mammography using generative contribution mapping


Tatsuaki KobayashiTakafumi HaraguchiTomoharu Nagao

Content type:Research ArticlePublished: 21 August 2022Pages: 340 – 348


Utilization of upper and lower limits of exposure index in clinical digital radiography

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Masao FunahashiKazuyuki KashiyamaJunji Shiraishi

Content type:Research ArticlePublished: 29 August 2022Pages: 349 – 357


Development of a computer-aided quality assurance support system for identifying hand X-ray image direction using deep convolutional neural network


Mitsuru SatoYohan KondoMasashi Okamoto

Content type:Research ArticlePublished: 24 August 2022Pages: 358 – 366


Development of a quantitative analysis method for assessing patient body surface deformation using an optical surface tracking system

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Kimihiko SatoTakayuki KanaiTsukasa Kawamura

Content type:Research ArticlePublished: 30 August 2022Pages: 367 – 378


Assessment of organ and effective doses received by adult patients undergoing computed tomography in three hospitals in Brazzaville, Congo Republic

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  1. BazomaG. B. DallouG. H. Ben-Bolie

Content type:Research ArticlePublished: 03 September 2022Pages: 379 – 386


Intensity-modulated brachytherapy for vaginal cancer

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Musa JoyaHassan Ali NedaiePeyman Sheikhzadeh

Content type:Research ArticlePublished: 07 September 2022Pages: 387 – 397


Biological fingerprint for patient verification using trunk scout views at various scan ranges in computed tomography


Yasuyuki UedaJunji MorishitaShohei Kudomi

Content type:Research ArticlePublished: 26 September 2022Pages: 398 – 408


Simple quality assurance based on filtered back projection for geometrical/irradiation accuracy in single-isocenter multiple-target stereotactic radiotherapy

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Naoki HayashiShun KurataKeisuke Yasui

Content type:Research ArticlePublished: 19 October 2022Pages: 409 – 416


Detectability of category 3 or higher microcalcifications on digital mammograms: a comparative study between 5-MP color and monochrome liquid crystal display monitors

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Emi AwamotoShinichi AwamotoToyoyuki Kato

Content type:Technical NotePublished: 08 September 2022Pages: 417 – 423

」Variability in contrast and apparent diffusion coefficient of kiwifruit used as prostate MRI phantom: 1-week validation

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Tatsuya HayashiShimpei YanoToshimune Ito

Content type:Technical NotePublished: 05 September 2022Pages: 424 – 429