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A Guide for Delineation of Lymph Nodal Clinical Target Volume in Radiation Therapy

  • Detailed delineation of lymph node targets in multiple anatomical locations

  • Valuable aid in accurate image based radiation therapy treatment planning

  • Enhanced treatment outcome, based on delivery of adequate doses of irradiation to lymph nodes at risk

  • Decreased morbiditiy and better quality of life, by selectively irradiating outlined lymph nodes at risk


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. General Considerations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Pages 3-10
    3. Raffaella Basilico, Antonella Filippone, Maria Luigia Storto, Armando Tartaro
      Pages 39-42
  3. Target Volume Delineation in Modern Radiation Therapy

  4. Axial CT Radiological Anatomy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 61-61
    2. Antonietta Augurio, Angelo Di Pilla, Armando Tartaro
      Pages 63-95
    3. Antonietta Augurio, Maria Luigia Storto, Maria Taraborrelli, Lucia Anna Ursini
      Pages 97-112
    4. Antonietta Augurio, Raffaella Basilico, Marco D’Alessandro
      Pages 113-135
    5. Antonietta Augurio, Nicola Filippo Basilico, Antonella Filippone, Pietro Sanpaolo
      Pages 137-160
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 163-173

About this book


Lymph Drainage Pathways Lymph Node Structure Lymph Node Targets Radiation Oncology classification computed tomography (CT) imaging

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Radiation Oncology“G. d’Annunzio” University School of MedicineChietiItaly
  2. 2.Department of Radiation OncologyUniversity HospitalChietiItaly
  3. 3.Department of Radiation OncologyWashington UniversitySt. LouisUSA

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title A Guide for Delineation of Lymph Nodal Clinical Target Volume in Radiation Therapy
  • Editors Giampiero Ausili Cefaro
    Carlos A. Perez
    Domenico Genovesi
    Annamaria Vinciguerra
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-540-77043-5
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-642-09576-4
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-540-77044-2
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XII, 174
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Additional Information Original Italian edition published by Il Pensiero Scientifico Editore, 2006
  • Topics Imaging / Radiology
  • Buy this book on publisher's site


From the reviews:

"This is a concise guide to radiological definitions of lymph node groups for radiation treatment planning. … The primary audience is radiation oncologists at all stages of their careers. Residents and students should find this a very helpful anatomical guide. The authors are well known in radiation oncology and/or radiology. … This is a useful guide for the lymph node anatomy of the major disease site regions." (James G. Douglas, Doody’s Review Service, July, 2009)