Full-dose intraoperative radiotherapy with electrons in breast surgery: broadening the indications.

@article{Intra2005FulldoseIR,
  title={Full-dose intraoperative radiotherapy with electrons in breast surgery: broadening the indications.},
  author={Mattia Intra and Cristina Leonardi and Alberto Luini and Paolo Alberto Veronesi and Roberto Gennari and Giovanna M. Gatti and Mario Ciocca and Javier Soteldo and Fabio Bassi and Marco Venturino and Roberto Orecchia and Umberto Veronesi},
  journal={Archives of surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={140 10},
  pages={936-9}
}
HYPOTHESIS Although postoperative fractionated radiotherapy (PFR) remains the standard method for conservative treatment of breast carcinomas, widespread experience in the use of full-dose intraoperative radiotherapy with electrons (ELIOT) merits its application in novel clinical situations, although long-term results of ongoing clinical trials have not been fully reported. DESIGN Retrospective case series. SETTING Division of breast surgery in a comprehensive cancer center. PATIENTS From… CONTINUE READING