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[Dosimetric comparison between intensity-modulated radiotherapy and conformal radiotherapy for upper thoracic esophageal carcinoma].

Authors
  • Zhang, Wu-Zhe
  • Chen, Zhi-Jian
  • Li, De-Rui
  • Lin, Zhi-Xiong
  • Li, Dong-Sheng
  • Chen, Chuang-Zhen
Type
Published Article
Journal
Ai zheng = Aizheng = Chinese journal of cancer
Publication Date
Nov 01, 2009
Volume
28
Issue
11
Pages
1127–1131
Identifiers
PMID: 19895730
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

For the upper thoracic esophageal carcinoma, IMRT has more conformal distribution of dose and better spinal cord sparing than CRT, and can reduce the volume of lung that received dose of 10 Gy or higher.

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