Postoperative irradiation for the prevention of heterotopic bone: analysis of different dose schedules and shielding considerations.

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Ninety-seven high risk hips were irradiated postoperatively for prevention of heterotopic bone (HTB) in the UCLA Department of Radiation Oncology from 1980 to 1988. Ninety-two hips in 82 patients were eligible for analysis with a minimum follow-up of 2 months and a median follow-up of 10 months. Forty-nine of the hips had porous coated ingrowth prostheses… (More)

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@article{Blount1990PostoperativeIF, title={Postoperative irradiation for the prevention of heterotopic bone: analysis of different dose schedules and shielding considerations.}, author={Leslie Blount and Bert J. Thomas and Lisa M Tran and Michael T. Selch and John Sylvester and R. Gary Parker}, journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics}, year={1990}, volume={19 3}, pages={577-81} }