Rib fracture after stereotactic radiotherapy on follow-up thin-section computed tomography in 177 primary lung cancer patients

@inproceedings{Nambu2011RibFA,
  title={Rib fracture after stereotactic radiotherapy on follow-up thin-section computed tomography in 177 primary lung cancer patients},
  author={Atsushi Nambu and Hiroshi Onishi and Shinichi Aoki and Tsuyota Koshiishi and Kengo Kuriyama and Takafumi Komiyama and Kan Marino and Masayuki Araya and Ryoh Saito and Lichto Tominaga and Yoshiyasu Maehata and Eiichi Sawada and Tsutomu Araki},
  booktitle={Radiation oncology},
  year={2011}
}
BACKGROUND Chest wall injury after stereotactic radiotherapy (SRT) for primary lung cancer has recently been reported. However, its detailed imaging findings are not clarified. So this study aimed to fully characterize the findings on computed tomography (CT), appearance time and frequency of chest wall injury after stereotactic radiotherapy (SRT) for primary lung cancer MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 177 patients who had undergone SRT were prospectively evaluated for periodical follow-up… CONTINUE READING