Treatment results of image-guided high-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy for pelvic recurrence of uterine cancer.

@article{Yoshida2015TreatmentRO,
  title={Treatment results of image-guided high-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy for pelvic recurrence of uterine cancer.},
  author={Ken Yoshida and Hideya Yamazaki and Tadayuki Kotsuma and Tadashi Takenaka and Koji Masui and Yasuo Yoshioka and Yasuo Uesugi and Taiju Shimbo and Nobuhiko Yoshikawa and Hiroto Yoshioka and Yoshifumi Narumi and Keiji Tatsumi and Eiichi Tanaka},
  journal={Brachytherapy},
  year={2015},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={440-8}
}
PURPOSE We analyzed clinical data to evaluate the effectiveness of image-guided high-dose-rate interstitial brachytherapy (HDR-ISBT) for pelvic recurrence of uterine cancer. METHODS AND MATERIALS Between 2003 and 2011, 56 patients were treated with HDR-ISBT with or without external beam radiotherapy (EBRT). The median followup time was 33 months (range, 1-109 months). Pre-ISBT treatments included radical hysterectomy for 35 patients (Group A), radical hysterectomy with postoperative… CONTINUE READING