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Acute and Long-Term Side-Effects of Radiotherapy

Biological Basis and Clinical Relevance

  • Wolfgang Hinkelbein
  • Gregor Bruggmoser
  • Hermann Frommhold
  • Michael Wannenmacher

Part of the Recent Results in Cancer Research book series (RECENTCANCER, volume 130)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XII
  2. Basic Principles

    1. J. W. Hopewell, W. Calvo, R. Jaenke, H. S. Reinhold, M. E. C. Robbins, E. M. Whitehouse
      Pages 1-16
  3. Radiation Response of Mucosa and Skin, Muscle and Bladder

  4. Radiation Effects on Lung and Heart

    1. M. Molls, Th. Herrmann, F. Steinberg, H. J. Feldmann
      Pages 109-121
    2. G. Sigmund, J. Slanina, W. Hinkelbein
      Pages 123-131
  5. Radiation Induced Sequelae of the Central Nervous System (CNS) and the Eye

    1. R. Korinthenberg
      Pages 199-207
    2. M. Peper, P. Schraube, B. Kimmig, C. Wagensommer, M. Wannenmacher, R. Haas
      Pages 219-230
    3. M. Hempel, W. Hinkelbein
      Pages 231-236
  6. Particular Problems in Pediatric Radiotherapy

    1. R. Pötter, C. Kuhnen, J. Ritter, B. Rath, P. Wuismann, M. von Eiff et al.
      Pages 251-258
    2. R. Pötter, F. Roes, G. Schellong, P. Bartenstein, J. H. Brämswig, H.-J. von Lengerke et al.
      Pages 259-267
  7. Second Malignancies

    1. J. Slanina, K. Henne, G. Schäffer, N. Hodapp, G. Moog, H. Frommhold
      Pages 269-277
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 279-284

About these proceedings

Introduction

Biologists and radiotherapists present their experimental work and clinical data in the field of radiation injuries of normal tissues and organs. Particular regard is payed to the relevance of biological mechanisms in clinical situations. Principles of radiation damage and combined treatment toxicity in radio-chemotherapy are being explained. The main topics discussed are the importance of microvasculature, time, doseand fractionation and factors modifying clinical radioresponse for early andlate radiation effects. Tissues and organs considered in this volume are mucosa and skin, lung and heart, bladder and muscle, CNS and eye. Special problems of pediatric radiotherapy, TBI, IORT and second malignacies are also mentioned.

Keywords

Early and Late Effects Microvasculature Normal Tissues Time, Dose and Fractionation chemotherapy radiation radiation damage radiotherapy

Editors and affiliations

  • Wolfgang Hinkelbein
    • 1
  • Gregor Bruggmoser
    • 1
  • Hermann Frommhold
    • 1
  • Michael Wannenmacher
    • 2
  1. 1.Abteilung StrahlentherapieRadiologische UniversitätsklinikFreiburgGermany
  2. 2.Abteilung RadiologieRadiologische UniversitätsklinikHeidelbergGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-84892-6
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-84894-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-84892-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0080-0015
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