Influence of volumes of prostate, rectum, and bladder on treatment planning CT on interfraction prostate shifts during ultrasound image-guided IMRT.
Department of Radiation Oncology, New York Hospital Queens, Flushing, New York 11355, USA. [email protected]
- Published Article
Wiley (John Wiley & Sons)
- Publication Date
Dec 01, 2009
Prostate and rectal volumes, but not bladder volumes, on treatment planning CT influenced prostate position on treatment fractions. Daily image-guided adoptive radiotherapy would be required for patients with distended or empty rectum on planning CT to reduce rectal toxicity in the case of empty rectum and to minimize geometric miss of prostate.
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