Bone density: is it affected by orchidectomy and radiotherapy given for stage I seminoma of the testis?


A cross-sectional study of bone density involving 30 patients who had undergone orchidectomy and para-aortic radiotherapy for Stage I seminoma of the testis, has been performed. Bone density measurements were made of the whole body, lumbar spine and hips, including all irradiated areas. Comparison was made with previously obtained standard sex and age… (More)