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IEC 60601-2-11 Revised

IEC 60601-2-11:1987
Medical electrical equipment. Part 2: Particular requirements for the safety of gamma beam therapy equipment.
Specifies requirements for the safety, design and construction of
gamma beam equipments when used for radiotherapy in human medical
practice.

Applies to equipment which is intended to deliver a gamma radiation
beam(s) at normal treatment distances greater than 5 cm using a
sealed radioactive source(s).

It is the purpose of the requirements contained in this standard to
ensure that the proposed irradiation conditions are met and the
actual settings retained during irradiation and that unintentional
exposure to irradiation of the patient, operating personnel and the
environment is kept as low as reasonably achievable.
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English/French
A more recent version of this publication exists: IEC 60601-2-11:2013

Technical committee

TC 62/SC 62C Equipment for radiotherapy, nuclear medicine and radiation dosimetry
Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date1987-01-01
Edition1.0
ICS

11.040.60

13.280

Stability date1997
ISBN number2831812569
Pages59
File size2.86 MB
EditionDatePublicationEditionStatus

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