Perioperative morbidity and mortality of high-dose-rate gynecologic brachytherapy.

  title={Perioperative morbidity and mortality of high-dose-rate gynecologic brachytherapy.},
  author={Daniel Petereit and Jann N. Sarkaria and Richard J. Chappell},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  volume={42 5},
PURPOSE To determine the 30-day morbidity and mortality rates for patients with an intact uterus undergoing high-dose-rate (HDR) brachytherapy, and to assess risk factors which may predict for these potentially life-threatening complications. METHODS AND MATERIALS From August 1989 to December 1994, 128 cervical and 41 medically inoperable endometrial cancer patients were treated with 5 outpatient weekly HDR brachytherapy insertions. Patients with cervical cancer also were treated with… CONTINUE READING
11 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 11 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…