[Intraoperative radiotherapy of locally advanced and recurrent rectal cancer].

Abstract

Intraoperative radiotherapy (IORT) offers a technique to increase radiation dose to the residual tumor or tumor bed while sparing neighboring radiosensitive organs. Beyond the mostly employed dedicated electron beam facilities, the afterloading--'flab'-technique was also used. In first prospective studies IORT was performed in patients with not completely… (More)

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@article{Eble1994IntraoperativeRO, title={[Intraoperative radiotherapy of locally advanced and recurrent rectal cancer].}, author={Michael J. Eble and F. Kallinowski and Michael F. Wannenmacher and Chr. Herfarth}, journal={Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift fur alle Gebiete der operativen Medizen}, year={1994}, volume={65 7}, pages={585-92} }