Intraoperative electron beam radiation therapy (IOEBRT) for carcinoma of the exocrine pancreas.

@article{Dobelbower1991IntraoperativeEB,
  title={Intraoperative electron beam radiation therapy (IOEBRT) for carcinoma of the exocrine pancreas.},
  author={Ralph R Dobelbower and Andre A. Konski and Hollis W. Merrick and D G Bronn and D J Schifeling and C S Kamen},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={1991},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={113-9}
}
The abdominal cavities of 50 patients were explored in a specially constructed intraoperative radiotherapy operating amphitheater at the Medical College of Ohio. Twenty-six patients were treated with intraoperative and postoperative precision high dose external beam therapy, 12 with intraoperative irradiation but no external beam therapy, and 12 with palliative surgery alone. All but two patients completed the postoperative external beam radiation therapy as initially prescribed. The median… CONTINUE READING