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Intraoperative Radiation Therapy

Jr. Dobelbower Mitsuyuki Abe

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CRC Press Inc
30 September 1989
A comprehensive review of intraoperative radiation therapy, beginning with the rationale for innovative treatment and the radiobiology of single doses. Problems encountered in modifying a linear accelerator and a radiation therapy suite are reviewed in detail along with special problems relating to technology, nursing, anesthesiology, and various surgical subspecialties. Intraoperative radiation therapy applicators and dosimetric considerations are also reviewed. This text is a valuable reference tool for institutions planning to develop or construct intraoperative radiation therapy facilities.
By:   Jr. Dobelbower, Mitsuyuki Abe
Imprint:   CRC Press Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 254mm,  Width: 178mm,  Spine: 279mm
Weight:   1.089kg
ISBN:   9780849368462
ISBN 10:   0849368464
Pages:   432
Publication Date:   30 September 1989
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational ,  A / AS level ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
History of Intraoperative Radio Therapy. The Rationale for Intraoperative Radiotherapy. Radiobiology of Large Radiation Fractions. Application of Dose-Effect Relationships to Intraoperative Radiotherapy. Physical Aspects and Dosimetric Considerations for Intraoperative Radiation Therapy with Electron Beams. Physical Aspects of Intraoperative Radiation Therapy. Anesthesiologic Considerations for Intraoperative Radiation Therapy. Nursing and Technological Considerations in Intraoperative Radiation Therapy. The Development of an Intraoperative Radiation Therapy Program - The Groningen IORT Project. The Role of Orthovoltage Equipment for Intraoperative Radiation Therapy. The Use of Superficial X-Ray Equipment for Intraoperative Radiation Therapy. General Surgical Aspects of Intraoperative Radiation Therapy. Neurosurgical Considerations in Intraoperative Radiation Therapy. Intraoperative Radiation Therapy for Malignant Brain Tumors. Intraoperative Radiation Therapy for Advanced or Recurrent Head and Neck Malignancies. Intraoperative Radiation Therapy for Gastric Cancer. Intraoperative Radiation Therapy for Pancreatic Cancer in Japan. Intraoperative Radiation Therapy in Combination with Computer-Controlled Conformation Radiotherapy for Pancreatic Cancer. Intraoper-ative Radiation Therapy for Bladder Cancer. Intraoperative Radiation Therapy for Bladder Cancer: A Review of Techniques Allowing Improved Tumor Doses and Providing High Cure Rates Without the Loss of Bladder Function. Intraoperative Radiation Therapy for Prostatic Cancer. Intraoperative Electron Beam Radiation Therapy for Gynecological Malignancies. Intraoperative Radiation Therapy for Colorectal Cancer. Intraoperative Radiation Therapy of Soft Tissue Sarcomas. Intraoperative Radiation Therapy at the Massachusetts General Hospital. Mayo Clinic Experience with Intraoperative and External Beam Irradiation with or without Resection. The Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center Experience with Intraoperative Radiation Therapy. Intraoperative Radiation Therapy: The Medical College of Ohio Experience. Participation of Community Facilities in Intraoperative Radiation Therapy. Intraoperative Radiation Therapy in Austria. Intraoperative Radiation Therapy in Spain: Clinical Experiences at the University Clinic of Navarra. The Economics of Intraoperative Radiation Therapy. Synopsis and Future Directions. Index.

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