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Descriptor in English: Radiotherapy, High-Energy
Descriptor in Spanish: Radioterapia de Alta Energía
Descriptor in Portuguese: Radioterapia de Alta Energia
Descriptor in French: Radiothérapie de haute énergie
Entry term(s): High Energy Radiotherapy
High-Energy Radiotherapy
Megavolt Radiotherapy
Radiotherapy, High Energy
Radiotherapy, Megavolt
Tree number(s): E02.815.722
Scope note: Radiotherapy using high-energy (megavolt or higher) ionizing radiation. Types of radiation include gamma rays, produced by a radioisotope within a teletherapy unit; x-rays, electrons, protons, alpha particles (helium ions) and heavy charged ions, produced by particle acceleration; and neutrons and pi-mesons (pions), produced as secondary particles following bombardment of a target with a primary particle.
Annotation: ionizing only
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
IS instrumentation
MO mortality
MT methods
NU nursing
PX psychology
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
History Note: 64
DeCS UI: 30411
Descriptor UI: D011882
Date Established: 1964/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2005/06/30
Radiotherapy, High-Energy - Preferred
Concept UI M0018447
Scope note Radiotherapy using high-energy (megavolt or higher) ionizing radiation. Types of radiation include gamma rays, produced by a radioisotope within a teletherapy unit; x-rays, electrons, protons, alpha particles (helium ions) and heavy charged ions, produced by particle acceleration; and neutrons and pi-mesons (pions), produced as secondary particles following bombardment of a target with a primary particle.
Preferred term Radiotherapy, High-Energy
Entry term(s) High Energy Radiotherapy
High-Energy Radiotherapy
Radiotherapy, High Energy
Radiotherapy, Megavolt - Narrower
Concept UI M0018448
Preferred term Radiotherapy, Megavolt
Entry term(s) Megavolt Radiotherapy



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