Can high-dose-rate brachytherapy prevent the major genitourinary complication better than external beam radiation alone for patients with previous transurethral resection of prostate?

@article{Luo2012CanHB,
  title={Can high-dose-rate brachytherapy prevent the major genitourinary complication better than external beam radiation alone for patients with previous transurethral resection of prostate?},
  author={Hao Luo and Fu Min Fang and Chih Hsiung Kang and Yao Chi Chuang and Po Hui Chiang},
  journal={International Urology and Nephrology},
  year={2012},
  volume={45},
  pages={113-119}
}
PurposeTo compare the grade 3 genitourinary toxicity and oncological outcome for localized prostate cancer between high-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy and external beam radiation therapy (EBRT) alone in patients with previously undergone Transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP).Materials and methodsFrom November 1998 to November 2008, 78 patients with a history of TURP underwent radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer. Of these, 59 were enrolled in this study. In this study, 34… CONTINUE READING
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