Accuracy and conformity of stereotactically guided interstitial brain tumour therapy using I-125 seeds.


OBJECTIVE To assess the accuracy of the stereotactic implantation procedure of catheters containing I-125 seeds in brain tumours and investigate the effect of catheter deviations on the dose distribution in patients. METHODS A randomised sample (n = 37) of all patients treated with I-125 seeds in our department between 6/1994 and 2/2002 was examined… (More)