Measurement of prostate rotation during insertion of needles for brachytherapy.

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The purpose of this study is to investigate whether prostate rotation due to needle insertion for prostate brachytherapy is predictable and if so, to quantify this rotation, and to see whether locking needles reduce the magnitude of prostate rotation. PATIENTS AND METHODS The measurements are done at the beginning of the procedure… (More)

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