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Evaluation of possible prostate displacement induced by pressure applied during transabdominal ultrasound image acquisition

Dobler, Barbara and Mai, Sabine and Ross, Christine and Wolff, Dirk and Wertz, Hansjörg and Lohr, Frank and Wenz, Frederik (2006) Evaluation of possible prostate displacement induced by pressure applied during transabdominal ultrasound image acquisition. Strahlentherapie und Onkologie : Organ der Deutschen Röntgengesellschaft ... [et al] 182 (4), pp. 240-246.

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Abstract

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: For accurate positioning of the prostate in external radiotherapy, transabdominal ultrasound localization and positioning systems are available. Reports have stated that probe pressure applied during image acquisition causes clinically relevant prostate displacement. The aim of this study was to investigate the prostate displacement due to the pressure applied during ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:April 2006
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Strahlentherapie
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16622626PubMed ID
10.1007/s00066-006-1513-0DOI
Keywords:Ultrasound localization; Image-guided radiotherapy; Prostate motion; Ultrasound probe pressure; Patient positioning
Subjects:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Unknown
Owner: Ute Lange
Deposited On:02 Mar 2007
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 09:46
Item ID:1221
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