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Title Intraoperative irradiation : techniques and results / Leonard L. Gunderson [and others], Editors
Edition Second edition
Published New York : Springer, [2011]
©2011
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 529 pages) : illustrations
Series Current clinical oncology
Current clinical oncology.
Contents Rationale and Historical Perspective of Intraoperative Irradiation -- Biology of Large Dose per Fraction Irradiation -- Intraoperative Electron Beam Irradiation: Physics and Techniques -- HDR-IORT: Physics and Techniques -- Electronic Brachytherapy/Low KV-IORT: Physics and Techniques -- IORT with Electron-Beam, High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy or Low-KV/Electronic Brachytherapy: Methodological Comparisons -- Normal-Tissue Tolerance to IOERT, EBRT, or Both: Animal and Clinical Studies -- Central Nervous System Tumors -- Head and Neck Cancer -- Breast Cancer -- Lung Cancer -- Gastric Cancer -- Pancreas Cancer -- Bile Duct and Gallbladder Cancer -- Primary Colorectal Cancer -- Recurrent Colorectal Cancer -- Retroperitoneal Sarcomas -- Extremity and Trunk Soft-Tissue Sarcomas -- Bone Sarcomas -- Gynecologic Malignancies -- Genitourinary Cancer -- Pediatric Malignancies -- Conclusions and Future Possibilities: IORT
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Cancer -- Intraoperative radiotherapy.
Neoplasms -- therapy.
Radiotherapy.
Form Electronic book
Author Gunderson, Leonard L.
ISBN 9781617790157 (electronic bk.)
161779015X (electronic bk.)