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PURPOSE Among patients with upper abdominal malignancies, intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) can improve dose distributions to critical dose-limiting structures near the target. Whether these improved dose distributions are associated with decreased toxicity when compared with conventional three-dimensional treatment remains a subject of(More)
The purpose of this study was to compare the results obtained with superparamagnetic iron oxide-enhanced and unenhanced Magnetic Resonance at 1.5 T with that of spiral-computed tomography (CT) in order to select those patients suitable for liver resection; the intraoperative US (IOUS) comprised the gold standard. Thirty five candidates for liver resection(More)