EUS-guided interstitial brachytherapy of the pancreas: a feasibility study.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Intraoperative interstitial brachytherapy has been effective when used at laparotomy to improve local control in locally advanced pancreatic cancer. Our aim in this study was to investigate the feasibility and the safety of EUS-guided brachytherapy of the pancreas in a porcine model. METHODS A modified 18-gauge needle with radioactive seeds was… (More)

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