Comparison of Stereotactic Brachytherapy (125Iodine Seeds) with Stereotactic Radiosurgery (LINAC) for the Treatment of Singular Cerebral Metastases

@article{Ruge2010ComparisonOS,
  title={Comparison of Stereotactic Brachytherapy (125Iodine Seeds) with Stereotactic Radiosurgery (LINAC) for the Treatment of Singular Cerebral Metastases},
  author={Dr. med. Maximilian I. Ruge and Martin Kocher and Mohammad Maarouf and Christina Hamisch and H Treuer and J{\"u}rgen Voges and Volker J{\"o}rg Friedrich Sturm},
  journal={Strahlentherapie und Onkologie},
  year={2010},
  volume={187},
  pages={7-14}
}
To compare stereotactic brachytherapy (SBT) with stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for treating singular cerebral metastases, regarding feasibility, complications, cerebral disease control, and survival. For this retrospective, single-center study, all patients treated for newly diagnosed, untreated singular cerebral metastasis with SBT using 125iodine seeds (cumulative tumor surface dose 50 Gy, applied for 42 days) were compared with patients receiving LINAC-based SRS for the same indication… CONTINUE READING
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