Using intraoperative radiation therapy--a case study.

Mary Ann Domanovic, Malika Ouzidane, Rodney J. Ellis, Timothy J. Kinsella, A. Sam Beddar

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Abstract

The introduction of a mobile linear accelerator in the OR has made intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) more plausible. An IORT treatment can deliver a single high dose of radiation to a tumor or tumor bed after surgical resection or surgical exposure of high risk areas. This article details a case study in which IORT was used on a patient with sigmoid carcinoma and the procedure outcomes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)412-417
Number of pages6
JournalAORN journal
Volume77
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medical–Surgical

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