Method for localizing and calculating vaginal dose in brachytherapy.


Contrast agents in the vagina are being used to determine the position of vaginal surfaces relative to applicators in an effort to assess dose at these sites. Computer treatment planning allows consideration of dose at many more sites than was formerly possible, but dose prescription to critical tumor volumes then becomes of greater importance. Vaginal… (More)


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@article{Maruyama1977MethodFL, title={Method for localizing and calculating vaginal dose in brachytherapy.}, author={Yosh Maruyama and John Rensselaer van Nagell and Alvin Martin and Charles W. Coffey and K Schroader and Duong Thanh Tai and Junko Yoneda and H Kroliklewicz}, journal={Radiology}, year={1977}, volume={124 2}, pages={507-10} }