Kristopher Nissen

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PURPOSE A practical method to achieve prostate immobilization and daily target localization for external beam radiation treatment is described. METHODS AND MATERIALS Ten patients who underwent prostate brachytherapy using permanent radioactive source placement were selected for study. To quantify prostate motion both with and without the presence of a(More)
Chlamydia pneumoniae has been associated with respiratory infections and with cardiovascular disease. We describe here a patient with multi-organ failure and fatal outcome in whom C. pneumoniae was implicated as a causative agent. Serological analysis for C. pneumoniae was done by immunofluorescence. Immunohistochemistry was carried out with avidin-biotin(More)
158 Background: The use of a weekly assigned block time schedule to allocate appointment slots to providers for treatment planning simulations caused appointment delays, provider frustration, and a perceived lack of capacity at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women's Cancer Center Department of Radiation Oncology. While providing predictability for physician(More)