Protection of ovarian function by two distinct methods of ovarian shielding for young female patients who receive total body irradiation

Abstract

To prevent ovarian dysfunction due to total body irradiation, we started ovarian shielding at our center (Saitama Medical Center, Jichi Medical University (SMC-JMU)) with a long source axis distance, which is different from the original method used at the University of Tokyo Hospital (UTH). We retrospectively analyzed the outcome of eight patients with a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00277-013-1852-8

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