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Radiotherapy, High-Energy MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Radiotherapy, High-Energy
Tree Number(s)
E02.815.722
Unique ID
D011882
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011882
Annotation
ionizing only
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.
Entry Version
RADIOTHER HIGH ENERGY
Entry Term(s)
High-Energy Radiotherapy
Megavolt Radiotherapy
Radiotherapy, Megavolt
Public MeSH Note
64
History Note
64
Date Established
1964/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2005/06/30
Radiotherapy, High-Energy Preferred
Radiotherapy, Megavolt Narrower
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