Angela Landon

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PURPOSE To compare stranded seeds (SSs) with loose seeds (LSs) in terms of prostate edema, dosimetry, and seed loss after (125)I brachytherapy. METHODS AND MATERIALS Two prospective cohorts of 20 men participated in an institutional review board-approved protocols to study postimplant prostate edema and its effect on dosimetry. The LS cohort underwent(More)
PURPOSE To determine the feasibility of time-of-flight magnetic resonance (MR) angiography to visualize the internal pudendal arteries (IPAs) in potent men undergoing permanent-seed prostate brachytherapy and to calculate the radiation dose received by these arteries. METHODS AND MATERIALS Prostate brachytherapy is performed at the University Health(More)
PURPOSE To assess the efficacy of interstitial brachytherapy in the treatment of patients with recurrent malignant astrocytoma. METHODS AND MATERIALS Forty-six patients with recurrent malignant astrocytoma were treated with stereotactic high-activity temporary iodine-125 implants between September, 1986 and October, 1992. All patients had been initially(More)
PURPOSE To compare the critical organ dosimetry and toxicity of loose seeds (LS) with stranded seeds (SS) in (125)I permanent implant for low-risk prostate cancer. METHODS AND MATERIALS Two cohorts of 20 patients each were treated in Institutional Review Board-approved protocols designed to assess prostate edema and seed stability using MR-CT fusion on(More)
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