Spinal radiosurgery - efficacy and safety after prior conventional radiotherapy

Abstract

BACKGROUND Conventional external beam radiotherapy is a standard procedure for treatment of spinal metastases. In case of progression spinal cord tolerance limits further radiotherapy in pre-irradiated areas. Spinal stereotactic radiotherapy is a non-invasive option to re-treat pre-irradiated patients. Nevertheless, spinal radiosurgery results in relevant… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1748-717X-6-173

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@inproceedings{Nikolajek2011SpinalR, title={Spinal radiosurgery - efficacy and safety after prior conventional radiotherapy}, author={Katharina Nikolajek and Markus Kufeld and Alexander Muacevic and Berndt Wowra and Maximilian Niyazi and Ute Ganswindt}, booktitle={Radiation oncology}, year={2011} }