The advent of monoclonal antibodies has given rise to the possibility of their use as carriers of tumorcidal levels of radiation. The target site—cancerous tissue—is of arbitrary size and location. A tool used for dosimetry must be able to account for the a posteriori definition of these tumor sites. The MABDOS software accomplishes this by performing a simulation of radioactive decay in each of the source organs defined in the standard man model. This solution partitions itself into a number of parallel structures amenable to computation in a true parallel‐processing environment. Implementation of these structures on a multiprocessor platform known as ‘‘the simulation machine’’ is described.
On the application of parallel processing to the computation of dose arising from the internal deposition of radionuclides
T. K. Johnson, R. L. Vessella; On the application of parallel processing to the computation of dose arising from the internal deposition of radionuclides. Comput. Phys. 1 May 1989; 3 (3): 69–72. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.168327
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