Delivered dose and vascular response after beta-radiation for in-stent restenosis: retrospective dosimetry and volumetric intravascular ultrasound analysis.

@article{Morino2002DeliveredDA,
  title={Delivered dose and vascular response after beta-radiation for in-stent restenosis: retrospective dosimetry and volumetric intravascular ultrasound analysis.},
  author={Yoshihiro Morino and Hideaki Kaneda and Tim Fox and Atsushi Takagi and Ali H. M. Hassan and Raoul Bonan and Ian Crocker and Alexandra J Lansky and Warren K. Laskey and Mohan Suntharalingam and Heidi N. Bonneau and Paul G. Yock and Yasuhiro Honda and Peter J. Fitzgerald},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2002},
  volume={106 18},
  pages={2334-9}
}
BACKGROUND Observations from previous intracoronary radiation therapy trials noted a considerable discrepancy between the prescribed radiation dose and the dose actually delivered. The aims of this study were to investigate the effect of actual delivered dose on vascular changes and to test the appropriateness of the current dose prescription. METHODS AND… CONTINUE READING