Intraoperative Radiation Therapy: A Critical Analysis of the ELIOT and TARGIT Trials. Part 1—ELIOT

  title={Intraoperative Radiation Therapy: A Critical Analysis of the ELIOT and TARGIT Trials. Part 1—ELIOT},
  author={Melvin J. Silverstein and Gerd Fastner and Sergio Maluta and Roland Reitsamer and Donald A. Goer and Frank A. Vicini and David E. Wazer},
  booktitle={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
Two randomized intraoperative radiation therapy trials for early-stage breast cancer were recently published. The ELIOT Trial used electrons (IOERT), and the TARGIT-A Trial Update used 50-kV X-rays (IORT). These studies were compared for similarities and differences. The results were analyzed and used to determine which patients might be suitable for single-dose treatment. The primary sources of data were the ELIOT Trial and TARGIT-A Trial, as well as a comprehensive analysis of the peer… CONTINUE READING
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