CT-guided permanent 125I seed interstitial brachytherapy for recurrent retroperitoneal lymph node metastases after external beam radiotherapy.

@article{Yao2015CTguidedP1,
  title={CT-guided permanent 125I seed interstitial brachytherapy for recurrent retroperitoneal lymph node metastases after external beam radiotherapy.},
  author={Lihong Yao and Yuliang Jiang and Ping Jiang and Hao Wang and Na Meng and Ang Qu and Suqing Tian and Haitao Sun and Chen Liu and Junjie Wang and Kaixian Zhang},
  journal={Brachytherapy},
  year={2015},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={662-9}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the feasibility, efficacy, and safety of permanent (125)I seed interstitial brachytherapy reirradiation in patients with retroperitoneal lymph node recurrence under CT guidance. METHODS AND MATERIALS Seventeen patients with 19 retroperitoneal lymph node recurrence after external beam radiotherapy underwent CT-guided (125)I seed implant brachytherapy from October 2007 to August 2014. Treatment for all patients was preplanned using a three-dimensional radiation therapy… CONTINUE READING