A quantified approach to the analysis and prevention of urinary complications in radiotherapeutic treatment of cancer of the cervix.

@article{Pourquier1987AQA,
  title={A quantified approach to the analysis and prevention of urinary complications in radiotherapeutic treatment of cancer of the cervix.},
  author={H Pourquier and Ren{\'e} Delard and E Achille and Nancy Daly and Jean Claude Horiot and Roger Keiling and Jacques Pigneux and R. Rozan and Simon Schraub and C Vrousos},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1987},
  volume={13 7},
  pages={1025-33}
}
This paper is the report of a dosimetric study of 79 urinary complications after radical radiation treatment (1975-1979) of 624 cervical uterine tumors. Treatment consisted of external irradiation (25 MeV linear accelerator) and intracavitary irradiation (Fletcher-Suit-Delclos applicator). Dosimetric-computerized studies were expressed as the maximum bladder dose on the trigone, as proposed by the I.C.R.U. Bladder doses were actually studied as a function of intracavitary irradiation and… CONTINUE READING

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