Ashley A Smith

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PURPOSE The aim of this study was to estimate the incidence of complications after (90)Y microsphere radioembolization for unresectable hepatic tumors and evaluate risk factors for late complications. METHODS AND MATERIALS A cohort of 112 consecutive patients from two institutions underwent (90)Y microsphere radioembolization for unresectable hepatic(More)
PURPOSE To investigate the incidence of and potential risk factors for fat necrosis in high dose-rate (HDR) balloon-based breast brachytherapy (BBB). MATERIAL AND METHODS Fifty-four patients were treated postoperatively with HDR-BBB between May 2007 and December 2010. Median age was 71 years (range: 50-88 years). Median tumor size was 1 cm (range: 0.1-2.7(More)
288 Received 18 November 2014, Revised 23 November 2014, Accepted 14 December 2014 Correspondence: Ashley Smith (smith.ashley@mayo.edu) Tel: 1-904-953-7903, Fax: 1-904-953-1010 cc This is an Open-Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0) which permits(More)
284 Background: Frameless stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) is single fraction radiation therapy delivered to an intracranial lesion. Rather than with a rigid head frame, frameless SRS uses a thermoplastic mask for immobilization. The benefit of this mask includes the ability to simulate and treat the patient at different times, ease of patient set-up and(More)
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