Effects of dose rate on early and late complications in low dose rate brachytherapy for mobile tongue carcinoma using 192Ir sources

Abstract

Low dose rate brachytherapy using 192Ir sources (LDR-BRT) is the definitive radiotherapy for early stage mobile tongue carcinoma. The effects of dose rate on early and late complications require re-evaluation, because the prescribed dose is almost fixed and a spacer has recently been used in all cases. Given this situation, we investigated any adverse… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11282-016-0263-7

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