Rectal Balloon

An air filled rectal balloon that is used for prostate immobilization in patients receiving radiation therapy for prostate cancer.
National Institutes of Health

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2005
2005
The use of an air-filled rectal balloon has been shown to decrease prostate motion during prostate radiotherapy. However, the… (More)
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2003
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2003
BACKGROUND Faecal urgency and incontinence with rectal hypersensitivity is a distressing, unexplained disorder that is… (More)
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2003
2003
PURPOSE To investigate the effects of hyoscine butylbromide and an inflatable rectal balloon catheter on luminal distention… (More)
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2003
2003
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE To compare the rectal wall and bladder volume in the high dose region with or without the use of a balloon… (More)
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2002
2002
We use a rectal balloon for prostate immobilization during intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) prostate treatment. To improve… (More)
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2002
2002
PURPOSE A prospective comparative study of a subset of 10 consecutive patients was performed, to describe the effects of an air… (More)
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1998
1998
BACKGROUND Patients who complain of constipation can be divided into those who have lost the natural call to stool, but develop… (More)
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1997
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1997
BACKGROUND Visceral hyperalgesia has been implicated as a factor contributing to symptom generation in irritable bowel syndrome… (More)
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1996
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1996
Chronic symptoms of abdominal pain and discomfort are reported by patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and functional… (More)
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1993
1993
Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging for the preoperative assessment of rectal carcinoma was evaluated. Thirty-three patients… (More)
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