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Title: Characterization of simultaneous use of 125I and 99mTc in non-palpable breast cancer surgeries
Author: Regany Closa, Mariona
Director/Tutor: Niñerola-Baizán, Aida
Vidal i Sicart, Sergi
Keywords: Traçadors radioactius
Càncer de mama
Treballs de fi de grau
Radioactive tracers
Breast cancer
Bachelor's thesis
Issue Date: Jan-2020
Abstract: A new technique is being introduced to improve non-palpable breast cancer surgeries.The purpose of this method is to localize the tumour and the sentinel node using two radioactive tracers (RT): 125I(Seed) and 99mTc. The present research aims to characterize the detections of these two RTs using intraoperative gamma probe to determine if the detections are independent. We validated our proposal by performing experimental tests using the RT separately and simultaneously in order to visually compare them. The results demonstrated that the interference between 125I and 99mTc detections is nearly irrelevant during the surgery procedure.
Note: Treballs Finals de Grau de Física, Facultat de Física, Universitat de Barcelona, Curs: 2020, Tutors: Aida Niñerola Baizán, Sergi Vidal Sicart
Appears in Collections:Treballs Finals de Grau (TFG) - Física

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