Targeted Intraoperative Radiotherapy in Oncology by Mohammed KeshtgarTargeted Intraoperative Radiotherapy in Oncology by Mohammed Keshtgar

Targeted Intraoperative Radiotherapy in Oncology

byMohammed KeshtgarEditorKatharine Pigott, Frederik Wenz

Hardcover | February 20, 2014

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Targeted intraoperative radiotherapy is a major advance in the management of cancer patients and has been attracting massive interest worldwide following publication of the results of an important randomized controlled trial in The Lancet. This textbook is designed to introduce this innovative technology in a comprehensive manner to clinicians dealing with cancer patients. Throughout, the emphasis is on practical aspects and the text is supported by many excellent illustrations. The editors of the book have extensive experience in targeted intraoperative radiotherapy and include co-directors of the TARGIT Academy, which runs international training courses on the technology in the United Kingdom and Germany. They have brought together multidisciplinary contributors from different centers across the world who have wide experience in the field and whose work has been recognized internationally. It is the editors' hope that this book will succeed in ensuring that targeted intraoperative radiotherapy is used effectively worldwide.
Title:Targeted Intraoperative Radiotherapy in OncologyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:170 pagesPublished:February 20, 2014Publisher:Springer NatureLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642398200

ISBN - 13:9783642398209

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Table of Contents

Concept and review of the evidence.- Mechanism of Action of TARGIT.- How to use Intrabeam.- Quality Assurance and Commissioning.- Radiation protection.- Radiobiology of TARGIT.- Surgical aspects of TARGIT Technique in Breast Cancer.- Follow-up findings in the tumour bed after IORT- What the Radiologist needs to know.- Quality of life and late radiation toxicity.- Cosmetic outcome following TARGIT.- Targeted Intraoperative Radiotherapy and Persistent Pain After Treatment.- Other applications.- ö Intraoperative Photon Radiosurgery in Patients with Malignant Brain Tumours.- Intraoperative radiotherapy with low-energy photons in rectal cancer recurrence.- Cases.- Experience with TARGIT in a Developing Country.- TARGIT Trials and what to tell the patients.- Quality Assurance and Training of Targeted Intraoperative Radiotherapy: Establishment of the TARGIT Academy.- Health economics.

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"Targeted Intraoperative Radiotherapy in Oncologywas written by a multidisciplinary panel of experts who have been involved inthe development of TARGIT for many years. . this book is easy to read, focused,and accessible to a broad audience. There are chapters of specific interest toradiologists, oncologists, surgeons, radiation oncologists, and physicists." (CoryDonovan and Charlotte Dai Kubicky, Journal of Radiation Oncology, Vol. 4, 2015)