Intraoperative Irradiation: Techniques and Results by Leonard L. GundersonIntraoperative Irradiation: Techniques and Results by Leonard L. Gunderson

Intraoperative Irradiation: Techniques and Results

EditorLeonard L. Gunderson, Christopher G. Willett, Felipe A. Calvo

Hardcover | April 15, 2011

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The rationale for using intraoperative irradiation (IORT) is based on the realization that tolerable doses of eternal beam radiation are often insufficient to achieve control of locally advanced malignancies. In these instances, the IORT component of treatment becomes the optimal conformal technique of irradiation, since dose-limiting organs or structures can either be surgically displaced or protected by placement of lead shielding.This fully revised and expanded second edition is of interest to those with intraoperative electron (IOERT) capabilities, high-dose-rate brachytherapy (HDR-IORT) capabilities, or both. Techniques, indications, and results are discussed by disease site. Each chapter is dual authored by a radiation oncologist and a surgeon, giving a balanced presentation of clinical scenarios. Issues of basic science and physics are also covered, and a notable chapter on normal tissue tolerance is included.Intraoperative Irradiation: Techniques and Results, Second Edition is a superb compilation, providing essential cutting-edge knowledge. It is a foundation for physicians as IORT develops and becomes more widely available.
Title:Intraoperative Irradiation: Techniques and ResultsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:548 pagesPublished:April 15, 2011Publisher:Humana PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Part I. General Rationale and Historical PerspectiveCh 1 - Rationale and Historical Perspective of Intraoperative IrradiationLeonard L Gunderson, Felipe A Calvo, Christopher G Willett, and Louis B HarrisonCh 2 - Radiobiology of Large Dose per Fraction IrradiationPaul Okunieff, Srinath Sundararaman, Su Metcalfe, and Yuhchyau ChenPart II. Methods and Techniques of Treatment Ch 3 - Intraoperative Electron-Beam Irradiation (IOERT): Physics and TechniquesPeter Biggs, Christopher G. Willett, Harm Rutten, Mario Ciocca, Leonard L. Gunderson, and Felipe A. CalvoCh 4 - HDR-IORT: Physics and TechniquesEli E Furhang, Jussi K Sillanpaa, Kenneth Hu, and Louis B HarrisonCh 5 - Electronic Brachytherapy/Low KV IORT: Physics and TechniquesUta Kraus-Tiefenbacher, Peter Biggs, Jayant Vaidya, and Dario FrancescattiCh 6 - IORT with Electron Beam, High Dose Rate Brachytherapy or Low-KV/Electronic Brachytherapy: Methodological ComparisonsSubir Nag, Christopher G. Willett, Leonard L. Gunderson, Louis B. Harrison, Felipe A. Calvo, and Peter BiggsPart III. Normal Tissue Tolerance - IORTCh 7 - Normal Tissue Tolerance to IOERT, EBRT or Both: Animal Studies and ClinicalZeljko Vujaskovic, Christopher G Willett, Joel E Tepper, Timothy J Kinsella, and Leonard L GundersonCh 8 - Central Nervous System TumorsDavid Ortiz de Urbina, Patrick Schueller, Normann Willich, Kintomo Takakura, Osami Kubo, and Felipe A. CalvoCh 9 - Head and Neck CancerKenneth S. Hu, Sue Yom, Michael J. Kaplan, Louis B. Harrison, and Rafael Martinez-MongeCh 10 - Breast CancerFelix Sedlmayer, Jean-Bernard DuBois, Roland Reitsamer, Gerd Fastner, David Olilla, and Roberto OrecchiaCh 11 - Lung CancerJavier Aristu, Felipe A. Calvo, Marta Moreno, Rafael Martínez, Jesús Herreros, Raquel Ciérvide, Jean Bernard Dubois, and Scott FisherCh 12 - Gastric CancerRafael Martinez-Monge, Miren Gaztañaga, Javier Álvarez-Cienfuegos, Robert C. Miller, and Felipe A. CalvoCh 13 - Pancreas CancerRobert C. Miller, Vincenzo Valentini, Adyr Moss, Giuseppe R D'Agostino, Matthew D. Callister, Theodore Hong, Christopher G. Willett, and Leonard L. GundersonCh 14 - Bile Duct and Gallbladder CancerTakeshi Todoroki, Gernot M. Kaiser, Wolfgang Sauerwein, and Leonard L. GundersonCh 15 - Primary Colorectal CancerNils D. Arvold, Theodore S. Hong, Christopher G. Willett, Paul C. Shellito, Michael G. Haddock, Harm Rutten, Vincenzo Valentini, Brian Czito, and Leonard L. GundersonCh 16 - Recurrent Colorectal CancerMichael G. Haddock, Heidi Nelson, Vincenzo Valentini, Leonard L. Gunderson, Christopher G. Willett, Harm Rutten, Felipe A Calvo, Lou Harrison, Warren Enker, and JL Garcia-SabridoCh 17 - Retroperitoneal SarcomasBrian Czito,  John Donohue, Christopher Willett, Doug Tyler, Ivy Petersen, Robert Krempien, Kenneth Hu, Felipe Calvo, Matthew Callister, Kaled Alektiar, Michael Eble,           and Ana AlvarezCh 18 - Extremity and Trunk Soft Tissue SarcomasIvy A Petersen, Robert Krempien, Christopher Beauchamp, Michael Eble, Felipe Calvo, Ignacio Azinovic, Matthew A Callister, and Ana AlvarezCh 19 - Bone SarcomasFelipe A. Calvo, Luis Sierrasesumaga, Ana Patiño, Carmen González, Manuel González, Carlos Ferrer, Norman Willich, and José CañadellCh 20 - Gynecologic MalignanciesKaled M. Alektiar, Michael G. Haddock, Dennis Chi, Felipe A. Calvo, and Ivy A. PetersenCh 21 - Genitourinary CancerMarco Krengli, Felipe A. Calvo, Carlo Terrone, Michael Haddock, Jean-Michel Hannoun-Levi, Juliette Thariat, Jean-Pierre Gerard, and Roberto OrecchiaCh 22 - Pediatric MalignanciesNadia N. Issa Laack, Paula J. Schomberg, Suzanne Wolden, and  Jesus VazquezPart V. Conclusions and Future PossibilitiesCh 23 - Conclusions and Future Possibilities - IORTLeonard L Gunderson, Christopher G Willett, Felipe A Calvo, and Louis B Harrison