Natascha Wachter-Gerstner

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Brachytherapy (BT) plays a crucial role in the management of invasive cervix cancer from stage I to IV. Intracavitary techniques are based on afterloading devices, with(More)
PURPOSE Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-based treatment planning in intracavitary brachytherapy allows optimization of the dose distribution on a patient-by-patient basis. In addition to(More)
PURPOSE To assess the clinical value of computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) image fusion with 11C-acetate (AC) positron emission tomography (PET) imaging for detection and(More)
PURPOSE The purpose of this comparative prospective study was to assess the effect of CT and MR based individualisation and adaptation on the dose distribution in the target volume and organs at risk(More)
PURPOSE To evaluate the Vienna Rectoscopy Score (VRS) as a feasible and effective tool for detecting and classifying pathologic changes in the rectal mucosa after radiotherapy (RT) for prostate(More)
PURPOSE To analyze the correlation between dose-volume histograms based on organ contour and organ wall delineation for bladder and rectum, and to compare the doses to these organs with the absorbed(More)
HINTERGRUND: In der 3 dimensionalen Radiotherapie des lokalisierten Prostatakarzinoms wird zur Fixierung der Prostata und zur Verminderung der Strahlendosis an der Rektumhinterwand ein Rektumballon(More)