TITLE

MRI guidance increases brachytherapy dosing accuracy

AUTHOR(S)
Guttman, Cheryl
PUB. DATE
June 2000
SOURCE
Urology Times;Jun2000, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the report from Harvard University in Boston and presented at the American Urological Association's (AUA) annual meeting, about the use of real-time magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in I-125 brachytherapy to improve dose localization relative to ultrasonic-guided seed placement and reduce morbidity among men with early stage prostate cancer. Overall erectile dysfunction rate of men treated using the MRI.
ACCESSION #
3323247

 

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