[Long-term tumor control and fertility after para-aortic limited radiotherapy of stage I seminoma].

@article{Sedlmayer1999LongtermTC,
  title={[Long-term tumor control and fertility after para-aortic limited radiotherapy of stage I seminoma].},
  author={Felix Sedlmayer and Helmut Joos and Heinz Deutschmann and Herlina Abdul Rahim and Florian Merz and H. Dieter Kogelnik},
  journal={Strahlentherapie und Onkologie : Organ der Deutschen Rontgengesellschaft ... [et al]},
  year={1999},
  volume={175 7},
  pages={
          320-4
        }
}
PURPOSE To review patterns of relapse in a long-term analysis of patients with Stage I seminoma treated by orchidectomy and radiotherapy to the paraaortic lymph nodes only and to follow follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) levels dependent on testicular scatter dose. PATIENTS AND METHODS From 1980 to 1995, 58 patients with Stage I seminoma received elective radiotherapy to the paraaortic lymph nodes only (Th12 to L4), with a mean total dose of 28.07 Gy (+/- 2.2 SD), using fractional doses… CONTINUE READING