Variation of small bowel sparing with small bowel displacement system according to the physiological status of the bladder during radiotherapy for cervical cancer.


OBJECTIVE To evaluate the reproducibility of small bowel displacement system (SBDS) volumetrically using weekly CT throughout a regimen of radiotherapy for the treatment of cervical cancer. METHODS From October 2004 to January 2005, 10 consecutive patients who received pelvic radiation therapy for uterine cervical carcinoma with the SBDS were included in… (More)