Seed migration in prostate brachytherapy depends on experience and technique.

  title={Seed migration in prostate brachytherapy depends on experience and technique.},
  author={Daniel Taussky and Camille Moumdjian and Ren{\'e}e Xavi{\`e}re Larouche and Dominic B{\'e}liveau-Nadeau and Chantal Boudreau and Yannick Hervieux and David Donath},
  volume={11 6},
PURPOSE To determine seed loss and pulmonary migration rate over time in permanent seed prostate brachytherapy. METHODS AND MATERIALS We analyzed the first 495 patients treated in our department. All patients were treated with loose (125)I seeds with automated seed delivery system and real-time intraoperative planning. Pelvic fluoroscopic imaging was done 30 days after the implant. Patients were divided into five groups of 100 patients according to the order they were treated, and groups were… CONTINUE READING


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