Prostate brachytherapy postimplant dosimetry: a comparison of prostate quadrants.

@article{Sidhu2002ProstateBP,
  title={Prostate brachytherapy postimplant dosimetry: a comparison of prostate quadrants.},
  author={Sabeena Sidhu and William J. Morris and Ingrid Spadinger and Mira Keyes and Michelle Hilts and R. D. Harrison and Karl Otto and Michael S McKenzie and Alexander Agranovich},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2002},
  volume={52 2},
  pages={
          544-52
        }
}
PURPOSE To investigate postimplant dosimetry for different regions of the prostate gland in patients treated with transperineal 125Iodine brachytherapy implants for low- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer. METHODS AND MATERIALS Two hundred eighty-four patients treated with permanent interstitial prostate brachytherapy comprised the study population. A nonuniform, urethral-sparing algorithm was used to plan all patients. Prostate contours were outlined on postimplant CT images. Prostate… CONTINUE READING

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