Organizing pneumonia after stereotactic ablative radiotherapy of the lung

@inproceedings{Murai2012OrganizingPA,
  title={Organizing pneumonia after stereotactic ablative radiotherapy of the lung},
  author={Taro Murai and Yuta Shibamoto and Takeshi Nishiyama and Fumiya Baba and Akifumi Miyakawa and Shiho Ayakawa and Hiroyuki Ogino and Shinya Otsuka and Hiromitsu Iwata},
  booktitle={Radiation oncology},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Organizing pneumonia (OP), so called bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia after postoperative irradiation for breast cancer has been often reported. There is little information about OP after other radiation modalities. This cohort study investigated the clinical features and risk factors of OP after stereotactic ablative radiotherapy of the lung (SABR). METHODS Patients undergoing SABR between 2004 and 2010 in two institutions were investigated. Blood test and chest… CONTINUE READING