Chest wall dose in MammoSite breast brachytherapy: radiobiologic estimations of late complication risk based on dose-volume considerations.

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PURPOSE To estimate the risk of late effects in women treated with MammoSite brachytherapy (MBT), the balloon catheters of which were placed near the ribs. METHODS AND MATERIALS Upon reviewing 93 plans, 16 patients (17%) treated with MBT were considered to have received a high chest wall dose (>or=120% isodose line in contact with a rib). A dose-volume… (More)

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@article{Dragun2005ChestWD, title={Chest wall dose in MammoSite breast brachytherapy: radiobiologic estimations of late complication risk based on dose-volume considerations.}, author={Anthony E. Dragun and Eric G. Aguero and Joseph F Harmon and Jennifer L. Harper and J M Jenrette}, journal={Brachytherapy}, year={2005}, volume={4 4}, pages={259-63} }