Quality Assurance of Multifractionated Pelvic Interstitial Brachytherapy for Postoperative Recurrences of Cervical Cancers: A Prospective Study

@article{Shukla2012QualityAO,
  title={Quality Assurance of Multifractionated Pelvic Interstitial Brachytherapy for Postoperative Recurrences of Cervical Cancers: A Prospective Study},
  author={Pragya Shukla and Supriya Chopra and Reena Engineer and Umesh M Mahantshetty and Siji Nojin Paul and Reena Phurailatpam and Jamema Sv and Shyam Kishore Shrivastava},
  journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics},
  year={2012},
  volume={82 4},
  pages={
          e617-22
        }
}
PURPOSE To evaluate three-dimensional needle displacements during multifractionated interstitial brachytherapy (BT) for cervical cancers. METHODS AND MATERIALS Patients scheduled to undergo pelvic interstitial BT for postoperative and or postradiation vault recurrences were included from November 2009 to December 2010. All procedures were performed under spinal anesthesia. Postprocedure BT planning CT scans were obtained with patients in supine position with arms on the chest (interslice… CONTINUE READING

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