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Katja - the 24thweek of virtual pregnancy for dosimetric calculations

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Virtual human models, a.k.a. voxel models, are currently the state of the art in radiation protection for computing organ irradiation doses without difficult or morally unfeasible experiments. They are based on medical image data of human patients and offer a realistic, three dimensional representation of human anatomy.We present our newest voxel model Katja, a virtual woman in the 24th week of pregnancy. Katja integrates two previous voxel models, one obtained from the abdominal MRI scan of a pregnant patient and an already segmented model of a non-pregnant woman. The latter is the ICRP-AF, fitting the reference values for standard height, weight and organ masses given by the Internationals Committee of Radiological Protection (ICRP). The dataset was altered in order to fit the segmented foetus taken from the abdominal MRI scan. The resulting pregnant woman model, Katja, complies with the ICRP reference values for the adult female.
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Rocznik
Tom
14
Numer
1
Strony
13-20
Opis fizyczny
Daty
wydano
2008-01-01
online
2008-12-29
Twórcy
  • Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
autor
  • Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
autor
  • Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
  • Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Neuherberg, Germany
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