brachytherapy


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brachytherapy

[¦brak·i′ther·ə·pē]
(medicine)
Radiation treatment using a solid or enclosed radioisotopic source on the surface of the body or at a short distance from the area to be treated.
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1 Each Lot 3: Ultrasound Unit for Brachytherapy for Morocco as Per Attached Level 2
"[W]e know that use of a brachytherapy boost is associated with improved patient outcomes, including improved cancer-specific and overall survival," Dr.
Patients with advanced/metastatic squamous cell carcinoma and/or adenocarcinoma at thoracic esophagus and intraluminal brachytherapy feasible were included in our study.
The dose was given using Microselectron 18 Channel HDR Brachytherapy Machine (V3 Model of Elekta, Veenendaal, The Netherlands).
Elekta's treatment solutions and oncology informatics portfolios are designed to enhance the delivery of radiation therapy, radiosurgery and brachytherapy, as well as to drive cost efficiency in clinical workflows.
Use of breast brachytherapy is strongly encouraged and trained physicians should offer this as a standard of care.
This will allow Eckert & Ziegler BEBIG to offer a complete brachytherapy solution, including treatment devices, treatment planning and oncology information management.
We sought to determine the efficacy of mpMRI in identifying local recurrence of prostate cancer in patients with biochemical recurrence after LDR brachytherapy as a component of treatment.
Additionally, the same brachytherapy process without EBRT was subsequently followed for the patient's right foot, which responded well to HDR brachytherapy.
Keywords: Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), long standing vitiliginous skin, high dose rate (HDR) surface mould brachytherapy.
The concept of endovascular brachytherapy with iridium-192 was reported first in 2007 for tumors of the vena cava.[sup][4] Recently, malignancy-induced stenosis has been managed by implantation of a low dose-rate iodine-125 ([sup]125 I) seed-loaded stent.[sup][5],[6],[7],[8] Several animal[sup][9],[10] and clinical[sup][11],[12],[13],[14] studies have also demonstrated the short-term efficacy and safety of endovascular placement of a single [sup]125I seed strand and a stent combined with TACE for HCC with PVTT.