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Adverse effect of a distended rectum in intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) treatment planning of prostate cancer

Guckenberger, Matthias and Pohl, Fabian and Baier, Kurt and Meyer, Juergen and Vordermark, Dirk and Flentje, Michael (2006) Adverse effect of a distended rectum in intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) treatment planning of prostate cancer. Radiotherapy and oncology : journal of the European Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology 79 (1), pp. 59-64.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The retrospective planning study for intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) of prostate cancer evaluated whether proximal rectum and supra-anal rectum/anal canal should be delineated as separated organs-at-risk (OARs) to achieve optimal dose distributions to the anorectal region. PATIENTS AND METHODS: For 10 patients with localized prostate cancer IMRT plans were ...

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Item Type:Article
Date:April 2006
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Strahlentherapie
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16584794PubMed ID
10.1016/j.radonc.2006.03.004DOI
Keywords:Prostate cancer; Rectal distension; Toxicity; Planning study; Anal canal
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:30 Aug 2007
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 10:12
Item ID:1983
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