Prevention of radiation related complications in the treatment of rectal adenocarcinoma. The importance of the dose volume relationship.

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AIM To illustrate and stress the role of the dose volume relationship in the risk of radiation induced rectal complications. METHODS With different techniques of irradiation like contact x ray therapy, Iridium implant, external beam irradiation, intra operative electrontherapy, it is possible to irradiate different volumes from few centicubes to liters… (More)

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@article{Grard1995PreventionOR, title={Prevention of radiation related complications in the treatment of rectal adenocarcinoma. The importance of the dose volume relationship.}, author={J. P. G{\'e}rard and R{\'e}gis Coquard and Pascale Romestaing and J M Ardiet and Françoise Rocher and V{\'e}ronique Trillet Lenoir and Ir{\'e}n{\'e}e Sentenac}, journal={Tumori}, year={1995}, volume={81 3 Suppl}, pages={114-6} }