Radiation Therapy for Pelvic Malignancy and its Consequences

  • Eli Daniel Ehrenpreis
  • R de W Marsh
  • William Small Jr.

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Role of Pelvic Radiation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Eric D. Donnelly, Bryan David Macrie
      Pages 41-51
    3. Angelita Habr-Gama, Jose Marcio Neves Jorge, Leonardo A. Bustamante-Lopez
      Pages 53-64
    4. Michelle S. Gentile, William Small Jr.
      Pages 65-76
  3. Consequences of pelvic radiation and their treatment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 77-77
    2. Amikar Sehdev, R. de W. Marsh
      Pages 87-110
    3. Surendra B. Kolla, Atreya Dash
      Pages 111-118
    4. Amir Patel, Eli D. Ehrenpreis
      Pages 119-129
    5. Andrew Mazulis, Eli D. Ehrenpreis
      Pages 131-141
    6. Jose Marcio Neves Jorge, Angelita Habr-Gama, Leonardo A. Bustamante-Lopez
      Pages 143-151
    7. Nickolas B. Reimer, Lukas M. Nystrom, Cooper W. Dean
      Pages 167-180
    8. Ryan T. Merrell
      Pages 181-187
  4. Treatment and Prevention of pelvic radiation injury

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 189-189
    2. Joshua A. Cohn, Kyle A. Richards, Gary D. Steinberg
      Pages 191-204
    3. Deepak Parakkal, Eli D. Ehrenpreis
      Pages 205-220
    4. Barak Benjamin, Shmuel Avital
      Pages 221-228
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 229-230

About this book


This book provides a state-of-the-art review of the role of radiation therapy in various pelvic malignancies as well as the consequences of the radiation in the pelvic tissues. With sections covering the role of radiation therapy in the various pelvic malignancies, the pathophysiology of radiation related injury and the risk factors that increase the possibility of such an injury, and the latest in medical, endoscopic and surgical therapies for these radiation related complications the text offers a concise yet comprehensive overview of radiation therapy in the human pelvis, its role and the adverse effects on the pelvic organs. Written by experts in the field with readers in mind, Radiation Therapy for Pelvic Malignancy and its Consequences is the first of its kind standalone reference on the subject.


Radiation Therapy for Pelvic Malignancy and its Consequences is of great value to urologists, medical radiation and gynecological oncologists, and gastroenterologists.​


anal pathology genitourinary system pelvic radiation radiation cystitis radiation enteropathy radiation proctopathy

Editors and affiliations

  • Eli Daniel Ehrenpreis
    • 1
  • R de W Marsh
    • 2
  • William Small Jr.
    • 3
  1. 1.University of Chicago Medical SchoolNorthShore University Health SystemHighland ParkUSA
  2. 2.University of Chicago Pritzker School of MedicineNorthShore University Health SystemHighland ParkUSA
  3. 3.Department of Radiation OncologyStritch School of Medicine, Loyola UniversityChicagoUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2015
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4939-2216-1
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4939-2217-8
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