Radiation Science and Technology

Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2022

  • Investigating Radiosensitization Mechanisms of Hematoporphyrin Derivatives in Lung Adenocarcinoma Cells

    Hongtao Yin, Hongxu Zhang, Chunbo Wang, Wencheng Shao

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 51-57
    Received: Sep. 29, 2022
    Accepted: Oct. 19, 2022
    Published: Oct. 28, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.rst.20220804.11
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    Abstract: Background: Radiotherapy effectiveness is drastically reduced in malignant tumors with low radiosensitivity. Combining hematoporphyrin derivatives (HPDs) with radiotherapy may have radiosensitizing effects, but radiosensitization mechanisms of HPDs in lung adenocarcinoma remains unclear. This study used in vitro experiments to verify whether HPDs c... Show More
  • Exploring the Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of Radiographers Regarding the Use of Artificial Intelligence in CT in Selected Private Hospitals in KZN

    Nondumiso Praise Zuma, Timika Mewalall, Thandokuhle Emmanuel Khoza

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 4, December 2022
    Pages: 58-63
    Received: Aug. 17, 2022
    Accepted: Sep. 15, 2022
    Published: Nov. 30, 2022
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    Abstract: Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become increasingly important to daily lives. AI has introduced several algorithms in Computed Tomography (CT) which allow for improved image quality at a low dose. These systems execute tasks that are normally done by a human (Radiographers). Hence Radiographers need to have adequate knowledge of these AI applicati... Show More