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Salvage high-dose-rate brachytherapy for local prostate cancer recurrence after radiotherapy - preliminary results.

Authors
  • Jo, Yoshimasa
  • Fujii, Tomohiro
  • Hara, Ryoei
  • Yokoyama, Teruhiko
  • Miyaji, Yoshiyuki
  • Yoden, Eisaku
  • Hiratsuka, Junichi
  • Nagai, Atsushi
Type
Published Article
Journal
British Journal of Urology
Publisher
Wiley (Blackwell Publishing)
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2012
Volume
109
Issue
6
Pages
835–839
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1464-410X.2011.10519.x
PMID: 21933327
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Of the 11 cases treated with salvage HDR-BT, PSA levels remained low in seven cases and the incidence of complications was also low. This suggests that salvage HDR-BT is effective as an option for treatment of local prostate cancer recurrence after radiotherapy.

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