Postimplant analysis of transperineal interstitial permanent prostate brachytherapy: evidence for a learning curve in the first year at a single institution.

@article{Lee2000PostimplantAO,
  title={Postimplant analysis of transperineal interstitial permanent prostate brachytherapy: evidence for a learning curve in the first year at a single institution.},
  author={William R. Lee and Allan F. Deguzman and Robert L Bare and M G Marshall and D L Mccullough},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2000},
  volume={46 1},
  pages={83-8}
}
PURPOSE The utilization of transperineal interstitial permanent prostate brachytherapy (TIPPB) is increasing in the United States. Quality assessment of TIPPB is in its infancy, and to date, dosimetric analyses have only been reported from centers with a large experience in prostate brachytherapy. The purpose of this report is to critically analyze the dosimetric coverage achieved following TIPPB in the first 63 cases performed by a multidisciplinary group of investigators with no prior… CONTINUE READING

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