Contouring inguinal and femoral nodes; how much margin is needed around the vessels?

@article{Kim2012ContouringIA,
  title={Contouring inguinal and femoral nodes; how much margin is needed around the vessels?},
  author={Carolyn H Kim and Adam C. Olson and HaYeon Kim and Sushil Beriwal},
  journal={Practical radiation oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={2 4},
  pages={274-278}
}
PURPOSE To determine the optimal margin needed around the femoral vessels for appropriate inguinofemoral lymph node coverage and to propose guidelines defined by anatomic boundaries for clinical target volume delineation. METHODS AND MATERIALS Twenty-two patients with pelvic malignancies and involved inguinal lymph nodes treated with conformal radiation therapy were selected. Lymph nodes were considered positive if they were pathologically malignant by biopsy, had 1(8)F-fluorodeoxyglucose… CONTINUE READING