Seed loss through the urinary tract after prostate brachytherapy: examining the role of cystoscopy and urine straining post implant.

Abstract

This study describes one institution's experience with seed retrieval through the urinary tract and makes recommendations for cystoscopy and urine straining post prostate brachytherapy (PB). 1794 patients from two separate cohorts covering different time periods (early versus late) were analyzed. All patients were preplanned with a modified peripheral… (More)

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@article{Stutz2003SeedLT, title={Seed loss through the urinary tract after prostate brachytherapy: examining the role of cystoscopy and urine straining post implant.}, author={Michael A Stutz and James Petrikas and Michael Raslowsky and P. P. C. Lee and Michelle H. Gurel and Brian Moran}, journal={Medical physics}, year={2003}, volume={30 10}, pages={2695-8} }