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Basic and advanced techniques in prostate brachytherapy

Author: Adam P Dicker
Publisher: London ; New York : Taylor & Francis, 2005.
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Prostate brachytherapy (transperineal interstitial implantation of the prostate with either permanent or temporary radioactive sources) has evolved into a sophisticated and definitive treatment modality. This book covers both basic and advanced techniques, and is appropriate for the practitioner either anticipating or currently performing implants. Topics inclued: patient selection, equipment decisions, treatment  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adam P Dicker
ISBN: 9781841842981 1841842982
OCLC Number: 52195441
Notes: "A Martin Dunitz book."
Description: xii, 466 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction / Adam P. Dicker, Gregory S. Merrick, Frank M. Waterman, Richard K. Valicenti and Leonard G. Gomella --
2. Effect of radiotherapy on prostate histopathology and assessment of residual cancer / Kenneth A. Iczkowski and David G. Bostwick --
3. What should you ask your pathologist when contemplating minimally invasive therapy / Robert O. Petersen --
4. Detailed mapping of prostate cancer : implications for brachytherapy / Michael E. Chen, Dennis A. Johnston and Patricia Troncoso --
5. Defining permanent prostate brachytherapy target volumes from evaluation of wholemount prostatectomy specimens / Brian J. Davis, Thomas M. Pisansky, John C. Cheville and Torrence M. Wilson --
6. Prostate cancer staging : PSMA-based serum assays and radioscintigraphy / Ganesh V. Raj and Thomas J. Polascik --
7. Treatment decisions : surgery versus brachytherapy : a urologist's perspective / Michael Perrotti and Leonard G. Gomella --
8. Treatment decisions : which therapy? : a patient's perspective / William J. Hilsman --
9. Brachytherapy from the urologist's perspective / Phuong Huynh and Howard J. Korman --
10. Sonographic anatomy of the prostate / Ethan J. Halpern --
11. What to look for when choosing treatment-planning software for prostate brachytherapy / Yan Yu --
12. Treatment planning for low and high dose rate brachytherapy / Marco Zaider and Eva K. Lee --
13. Planning an implant : preoperative versus intraoperative planning / Ronald D. Ennis --
14. The Wheeling approach to treatment planning for prostate brachytherapy / Wayne M. Butler and Gregory S. Merrick --
15. The Seattle Prostate Institute approach to treatment planning for permanent implants / John Sylvester --
16. [superscript 103]Pd brachytherapy : rationale, design, and evaluation / Michael J. Dattoli --
17. Ultrasound-guided [superscript 103]Pd prostrate brachytherapy / Jerrold Sharkey, Zucel Solc, William Huff, Raymond J. Behar, Stanley D. Chovnick, Ramon Perez, Juan N. Otheguy and Richard I. Rabinowitz --
18. Optimizing real-time, interactive, ultrasound-guided prostate brachytherapy / Glenn A. Healey --
19. Real-time prostate brachytherapy : transition from intraoperative nomogram planning to virtual planning / Nelson N. Stone, Jeffrey H. Chircus and Richard G. Stock --
20. The ProSeed approach : a multi-center study of the results of brachytherapy training / Nelson N. Stone, Jeffrey H. Chircus, Richard G. Stock and Joseph Presser / The ProSeed Team --
21. Functional image registration in brachytherapy / Takashi Mizowaki and Marco Zaider --
22. A novel prostate brachytherapy technique : use of preloaded needles without spacers : the Frankford Hospital experience / Eric L. Gressen, Jinyu Xue, Frank M. Waterman and Jay Handler --
23. Radioimmunoguided prostate brachytherapy / Rodney J. Ellis --
24. Prostate brachytherapy under local anesthesia / Sandra Arthurs and Kent Wallner --
25. The impact of hormonal therapy on pubic arch interference / Adam P. Dicker, Christopher T. Chen, J. D. Liu, Richard K. Valicenti and Frank M. Waterman --
26. Using the needle manipulation ruler / Brian J. Moran --
27. Using the perineal pressure applicator device / Brian J. Moran --
28. Permanent prostate brachytherapy using sources embedded in absorbable vicryl suture and a preplanned, preloaded needle technique / W. Robert Lee and Brian J. Davis --
29. The Utrecht technique in RAPIDStrand afterloading / Jan J. Battermann, Ina M. Schulz, Marinus A. Moerland and Marijke van Deursen --
30. The PIPER prostate brachytherapy planning system / Yan Yu --
31. Robot-aided and 3D TRUS-guided intraoperative prostate brachytherapy / Aaron Fenster, Lori Gardi, Zhouping Wei, Gang Wan, Chandima Edirisinghe and Donal B. Downey --
32. Initial experience with the FIRST system in Utrecht / Jan J. Battermann, Ina Schulz, Marinus A. Moerland and Marijke van Deursen --
33. High dose rate [superscript 192]Ir prostate brachytherapy / Kas R. Badiozamani, Timothy P. Mate and James Gottesman --
34. High dose rate prostate brachytherapy : treatment planning and results from Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center / Yoshiya Yamada --
35. High dose rate afterloading [superscript 192]Ir prostate brachytherapy / Alvaro Martinez, Jeffrey Demanes, Razvan Galalae, Howard J. Korman, Hagen Bertermann, Carlos Vargas, Jose Gonzalez and Gary Gustafson --
36. High dose rate brachytherapy in patients with high IPPS, large glands, or with prior TURP / Glen Gejerman --
37. Combining external beam radiotherapy with prostate brachytherapy : issues and rationale / Clarissa Febles and Richard K. Valicenti --
38. The role of external beam radiotherapy and permanent prostate brachytherapy in patients with localized prostate cancer / Louis Potters --
39. Simultaneous irradiation for prostate cancer : disease-free survival rates / Frank A. Critz --
40. Radioactive sources for interstitial brachytherapy / Manny R. Subramanian, Krishnan Suthanthiran and Anatoly Dritschilo --
41. RADIOCOIL : a coiled wire brachytherapy source / Piran Sioshansi --
42. InterSource brachytherapy seeds / John Russell and Jaclyn Collins --
43. The customized monofilament : a new approach to permanent prostate brachytherapy / Matthew Bouffard --
44. Salvage of suboptimal prostate seed implantation : re-implantation of an underdosed region of the prostate base / Lesley Hughes, Frank M. Waterman and Adam P. Dicker --
45. Can prostate brachytherapy treat potential extraprostatic disease? / Ashish Patel, Frank M. Waterman and Adam P. Dicker --
46. Health-related quality of life following prostate brachytherapy / W. Robert Lee and Deborah Watkins-Bruner --
47. Rectal complications following permanent seed implants / Louis Potters --
48. Sexual function following permanent prostate brachytherapy / Gregory S. Merrick and Wayne M. Butler --
49. Prostrate-specific antigen bounce following prostrate brachytherapy / Frank A. Critz --
50. Factors predicting for urinary incontinence following prostate brachytherapy / Tracy L. McElveen, Frank M. Waterman, Hayeon Kim and Adam P. Dicker.
Responsibility: edited by Adam P. Dicker [and others].

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'This book deserves a place in the reference library of every urological department.' - Professor Stephen Langley, BJU International 2005

 
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