Intraoperative Irradiation

Techniques and Results

ISBN: 978-1-61779-014-0 (Print) 978-1-61779-015-7 (Online)

Table of contents (23 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. General Rationale and Historical Perspective

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      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-26

      Rationale and Historical Perspective of Intraoperative Irradiation

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      Pages 27-47

      Biology of Large Dose per Fraction Irradiation

  3. Methods and Techniques of Treatment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 49-49

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      Pages 51-72

      Intraoperative Electron Beam Irradiation: Physics and Techniques

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      Pages 73-84

      HDR-IORT: Physics and Techniques

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      Pages 85-98

      Electronic Brachytherapy/Low KV-IORT: Physics and Techniques

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      Pages 99-115

      IORT with Electron-Beam, High-Dose-Rate Brachytherapy or Low-KV/Electronic Brachytherapy: Methodological Comparisons

  4. Normal Tissue Tolerance – IORT

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 117-117

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      Pages 119-138

      Normal-Tissue Tolerance to IOERT, EBRT, or Both: Animal and Clinical Studies

  5. Results of IORT alone or plus EBRT by Disease Site

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 139-139

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      Pages 141-161

      Central Nervous System Tumors

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      Pages 163-188

      Head and Neck Cancer

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      Pages 189-200

      Breast Cancer

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      Pages 201-222

      Lung Cancer

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      Pages 223-248

      Gastric Cancer

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      Pages 249-271

      Pancreas Cancer

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      Pages 273-295

      Bile Duct and Gallbladder Cancer

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      Pages 297-322

      Primary Colorectal Cancer

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      Pages 323-351

      Recurrent Colorectal Cancer

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      Pages 353-386

      Retroperitoneal Sarcomas

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      Pages 387-405

      Extremity and Trunk Soft-Tissue Sarcomas

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      Pages 407-429

      Bone Sarcomas

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      Pages 431-457

      Gynecologic Malignancies

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