Electronic brachytherapy--current status and future directions.

  title={Electronic brachytherapy--current status and future directions.},
  author={David J Eaton},
  journal={The British journal of radiology},
  volume={88 1049},
In the past decade, electronic brachytherapy (EB) has emerged as an attractive modality for the treatment of skin lesions and intraoperative partial breast irradiation, as well as finding wider applications in intracavitary and interstitial sites. These miniature X-ray sources, which operate at low kilovoltage energies (<100 kV), have reduced shielding requirements and inherent portability, therefore can be used outside the traditional realms of the radiotherapy department. However, steep dose… CONTINUE READING
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