*  AAPM Reports - Update of AAPM Task Group No. 43 Report: A revised AAPM protocol for brachytherapy dose
Keywords: TG-44, Brachytherapy, Dosimetry, LDR, HDR Brachytherapy Subcommittee Workgroup on Low Energy Brachytherapy Source ... 43 Report: A revised AAPM protocol for brachytherapy dose (2004) Category: Reports Since publication of the American ... In response to these advances, the AAPM Low-energy Interstitial Brachy- therapy Dosimetry subcommittee (LIBD) herein presents ... energy brachytherapy source models that met the AAPM dosimetric prerequisites [Med. Phys. 25, 2269 (1998)] as of July 15, 2001 ...
  http://aapm.org/pubs/reports/detail.asp?docid=85
*  Brachytherapy in the treatment of cervical cancer: a review | IJWH
Consequently, advanced brachytherapy can achieve very high rates of local control with a reduction in morbidity, compared with ... This review provides an overview of state-of-the-art gynecologic brachytherapy, with a focus on recent advances and their ... implications for women with cervical cancer.Keywords: cervical cancer, brachytherapy, image-guided brachytherapy ... Dramatic advances have been made in brachytherapy for cervical cancer. Radiation treatment planning has evolved from two- ...
  https://www.dovepress.com/brachytherapy-in-the-treatment-of-cervical-cancer-a-review-peer-reviewed-article-IJWH-recommendation1
*  Endobronchial brachytherapy in the treatment of malignant lung...
Endobronchial brachytherapy in the treatment of malignant lung tumours.: A prospective study was made to assess the short-term ... Endobronchial brachytherapy in the treatment of malignant lung tumours.. Authors * Escobar-Sacristán, J A ... High-dose-rate endobronchial brachytherapy can be carried out as an intent-to-cure procedure in highly selected cases. See more ... High-dose-rate endobronchial brachytherapy is a good palliative treatment for endoluminal lung neoplasms, effectively ...
  https://www.mysciencework.com/publication/show/endobronchial-brachytherapy-treatment-malignant-lung-tumours-5c9e4ed7
*  Dose Optimization for Pulsed-dose-rate (PDR)/High-dose-rate (HDR) Brachytherapy Alone for Early Breast Cancer - Full Text View ...
Active Comparator: Brachytherapy Interstitial multicatheter brachytherapy. Radiation: Interstitial multicatheter brachytherapy ... Dose Optimization for Pulsed-dose-rate (PDR)/High-dose-rate (HDR) Brachytherapy Alone for Early Breast Cancer. The recruitment ... Focus of this trial is to assess the role a modified dose of PDR- and HDR-brachytherapy as Accelerated Partial Breast ... Time interval from final definitive breast surgical procedure to the start of external beam therapy or to brachytherapy is less ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/show/NCT01175694
*  Patent US7887476 - Helical brachytherapy apparatus and methods of using same - Google Patents
The brachytherapy device may be implanted in a helical configuration within the target tissue region. To assist in placement ... Once implanted, the sheath and the brachytherapy device may extend outside the body, where they may be folded and secured flat ... In some embodiments, a flexible brachytherapy device is implanted that includes a therapy delivery portion having one or more ... and removal of the brachytherapy device, a tubular sheath may be implanted by attaching (e.g., sliding over) a helically coiled ...
  http://www.google.ca/patents/US7887476
*  RWJMS - Departments and Institutes - Radiation Oncology
Brachytherapy Treatments Brachytherapy, also called internal radiation or seed implants, is the placement of radioactive ... Most patients feel little discomfort during brachytherapy. If the radioactive source is held in place with an applicator, you ... The radioactive sources used in brachytherapy, such as thin wires, ribbons, capsules or seeds, come in small sealed containers ... There are two main types of brachytherapy: intracavity treatment and interstitial treatment. With intracavity treatment, the ...
  http://rwjms.rutgers.edu/departments_institutes/radiation_oncology/ed_programs/options_brachy.html
*  AAPM Reports - Dosimetry of Interstitial Brachytherapy Sources
Keywords: Interstitial, Brachytherapy, HDR, LDR, Dosimetry Radiation Therapy Committee Task Group #43 This report has been ... 051 - Dosimetry of Interstitial Brachytherapy Sources (1995) Category: Reports The dosimetry of sources used in interstitial ... 43 to review the recent publications on the dosimetry of interstitial brachytherapy sources and recommend a dosimetry protocol ... Many readers who may not be experts in brachytherapy physics would find that reading the appendices first makes it easier to ...
  http://aapm.org/pubs/reports/detail.asp?docid=50
*  The Effect of Scattering from Leg Region on Organ Doses in Prostate Brachytherapy for 103Pd, 125I and 131Cs Seeds
Brachytherapy treatment plans using 131Cs seeds allow for better sparing of critical tissues, with a comparable number of, or ... Introduction Dose calculation of tumor and surrounding tissues is essential during prostate brachytherapy. Three radioisotopes ... Brachytherapy treatment plans using 131Cs seeds allow for better sparing of critical tissues, with a comparable number of, or ... "The Effect of Scattering from Leg Region on Organ Doses in Prostate Brachytherapy for 103Pd, 125I and 131Cs Seeds". Iranian ...
  http://ijmp.mums.ac.ir/article_7964.html
*  IMRT Procedure - Prostate Cancer - HealingWell.com Forum
EBRT plus brachytherapy. Eligibility criteria included patients with ≤ Clinical stage (CS) T3a, any Gleason score (GS) and an ... High dose brachytherapy as monotherapy for intermediate risk prostate cancer.. Intermediate-Risk Patients With Organ-Confined ... a brachytherapy boost (115Gy, I125 Permanent Prostate Implant)(19). Trial was closed Dec 1, 2011. Results are pending ... www.bccancer.bc.ca/HPI/CancerManagementGuidelines/Genitourinary/Prostate/Brachytherapy.htm. the authors said.... In November of ...
  https://www.healingwell.com/community/default.aspx?f=35&m=2746995
*  What is Brachytherapy?
Brachytherapy is a form of internal radiation therapy that uses ionizing radiation to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors. It ... Where is brachytherapy used?. Brachytherapy is mainly used to treat cancer of the prostate, cervix and womb but may also be ... Brachytherapy may be given on a permanent or temporary basis.. In permanent brachytherapy, seeds containing the radioactive ... For temporary brachytherapy, a catheter or applicator is used to deliver the radiotherapy to a target site. In cases of low ...
  https://www.news-medical.net/health/What-is-Brachytherapy.aspx
*  Brachytherapy
... is a precise and targeted treatment of various cancers such as prostate, breast, skin and surface, rectum and ... Brachytherapy. Elekta Brachytherapy solutions are designed for precise, targeted treatment of various cancers such as prostate ... Brachytherapy Applicators. Fully integrated brachytherapy applicators. With a broad portfolio of specialized applicators, ... Celebrating 40 years of brachytherapy innovation. Elekta has been a pioneer in brachytherapy since 1975. Over the years, many ...
  https://www.elekta.com/brachytherapy/?utm_source=brachytherapy1&utm_medium=redirect&utm_campaign=redirects
*  Brachytherapy - PCF
Brachytherapy. A procedure in which radioactive material sealed in needles, seeds, wires, or catheters is placed directly into ...
  https://www.pcf.org/glossary/brachytherapy/
*  Brachytherapy Needles
Choose brachytherapy needles that are fully CT and MR compatible, with a range of lengths, thicknesses and sharp or round ... Brachytherapy Needles. Our range of ProGuide needles has been specially designed for interstitial brachytherapy. The needles ... Brachytherapy Applicators. Elekta offers a comprehensive portfolio of specialized, customer-focused applicators for more than ... A patient-friendly electronic brachytherapy solution for treating skin cancer. Esteya can be used anywhere in the clinic, and ...
  https://www.elekta.com/brachytherapy/applicators/brachytherapy-needles.html
*  Gynecological Brachytherapy Applicators
Leading gynecology brachytherapy applicators - cervix, tandem & ovoid, ring, vagina and endometrium - for intracavitary and ... Brachytherapy Applicators. Our wide array of applicators for gynecological brachytherapy are available for many applications, ... Brachytherapy Applicators. Elekta offers a comprehensive portfolio of specialized, customer-focused applicators for more than ... The adoption of 3D image-guided brachytherapy for cervical carcinoma is gaining momentum in Southeast Asia and heading north ...
  https://www.elekta.com/brachytherapy/applicators/gynecological-brachytherapy-applicators.html
*  Breast brachytherapy | Hologic
To meet these requirements, Hologic offers a family of balloon brachytherapy products to provide compassionate treatment ... Breast brachytherapy. We understand you are passionate about providing patients with the best quality of life, and your ... To meet these requirements, Hologic offers a family of balloon brachytherapy products to provide compassionate treatment ...
  http://www.hologic.com/products/intervention-and-treatment/breast-brachytherapy
*  Brachytherapy | Johns Hopkins Medicine Health Library
Brachytherapy is radiation treatment that is given inside the patient, as close to the cancer as possible. The radiation is ... Permanent brachytherapy. This is also called low-dose rate brachytherapy. Permanent brachytherapy uses implants called pellets ... How does brachytherapy work?. Brachytherapy can be given in 3 ways:. * Intracavitary treatment. The implants are placed inside ... What is brachytherapy?. Brachytherapy is radiation treatment that is given directly into your body. It is placed as close to ...
  https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/adult/radiology/brachytherapy_85,P01276
*  Brachytherapy and blood contamination | allnurses
One of the practice questions asked if blood was contaminated when a pt has intra-cavity brachytherapy. I figured it as a no, ... Im studying for an exam and one of the topics is brachytherapy. ... When brachytherapy is done with sealed sources containing ... One of the practice questions asked if blood was contaminated when a pt has intra-cavity brachytherapy. I figured it as a no, ... Brachytherapy and blood contamination allnurses Safe Nurse Staffing T-shirt: Order Today! ...
  http://allnurses.com/nursing-student-assistance/brachytherapy-and-blood-1138744.html
*  Radical Prostatectomy vs Brachytherapy | OncoLink
He would really prefer to have brachytherapy if he could believe his survival chances would be equal. If brachytherapy failed, ... Brachytherapy After TURP Recovery After Robotic Prostatectomy Brachytherapy After External Beam Treatment for Prostate Cancer ... Comparing Radical Prostatectomy with Brachytherapy The Prostate Seed Implant ProstRcisionTreatment for Prostate Cancer ...
  https://www.oncolink.org/frequently-asked-questions/cancers/prostate/radical-prostatectomy-vs-brachytherapy
*  Radiation Brachytherapy | Florida Hospital
Learn what is radiation brachytherapy and see how this minimally invasive procedure is used at Florida Hospital to break up ... Locations for Radiation Brachytherapy. * Florida Hospital Altamonte. 601 East Altamonte Drive. Altamonte Springs, Florida 32701 ... Radiation brachytherapy is a catheterization procedure used to halt the progression of blockages within coronary arteries. The ... As with other catheter-assisted procedures, radiation brachytherapy is not an open heart procedure. Instead, the catheter is ...
  https://www.floridahospital.com/radiation-brachytherapy
*  Prediction Control for Brachytherapy Robotic System
Y. Yu, T. Podder, Y. Zhang et al., "Robot-assisted prostate brachytherapy," in Proceedings of the 9th International Conference ... R. Nath, L. L. Anderson, J. A. Meli, A. J. Olch, J. A. Stitt, and J. F. Williamson, "Code of practice for brachytherapy physics ... In contemporary brachytherapy procedure, needle placement at desired location is challenging due to a variety of reasons. We ... During brachytherapy needle insertion forces deform the prostate tissue and displace the targeted seed positions [5]. The ...
  https://www.hindawi.com/journals/jr/2010/581840/
*  Bronchus & Esophagus Brachytherapy Applicators
The LumenCare Azure Applicator is specifically designed to improve delivery of lung cancer brachytherapy treatments and expands ... Brachytherapy Applicators. Elekta offers a comprehensive portfolio of specialized, customer-focused applicators for more than ... A patient-friendly electronic brachytherapy solution for treating skin cancer. Esteya can be used anywhere in the clinic, and ... Peer-to-peer education platform for brachytherapy professionals. The BrachyAcademy comprises a complete peer-to-peer medical ...
  https://www.elekta.com/brachytherapy/applicators/bronchus-esophagus-brachytherapy-applicators.html
*  GammaWest Brachytherapy Company Profile
Brachytherapy is an advanced cancer treatment. The word ... GammaWest Brachytherapy company data, news, contact details and ... GammaWest Brachytherapy. Brachytherapy is an advanced cancer treatment. The word "brachy" is Greek for "close by" and refers to ... GammaWest Brachytherapy is the first clinic in the Intermountain West to specialize in Brachytherapy only, and is among the ... Hospitals Not Using Cervical Brachytherapy Because of Cost. The high cost of brachytherapy discourages many centers from ...
  https://www.bioportfolio.com/corporate/company/25055/GammaWest-Brachytherapy.html
*  Patent US7497820 - Expandable brachytherapy device - Google Patents
The brachytherapy device has at least one source lumen located outside a movable surface of the device. The source lumen may be ... The brachytherapy device is inserted into a body cavity. After insertion, the movable surface is moved to position the at least ... Also disclosed are methods for providing brachytherapy via body cavities. ... A brachytherapy device for the provision of brachytherapy is disclosed. ...
  http://www.google.ca/patents/US7497820
*  Brachytherapy, Second Edition
p,Since the first edition was published in 2006, Phillip M. Devlin's ,i,Brachytherapy,/i, has been acknowledged as the ... From new data on medical outcomes to the costs and benefits of running a brachytherapy practice, Brachytherapy, Second Edition ... Recognition of the enduring nature of brachytherapy is especially important in an era where the utilization of brachytherapy is ... Written by a host of national and international experts, Brachytherapy contains both time-honored and evolving brachytherapy ...
  http://www.springerpub.com/brachytherapy-2e.html
*  Brachytherapy - UT Medical Center
Brachytherapy, also called internal radiation, is an advanced cancer treatment that utilizes radioactive seeds or sources by ... Brachytherapy may be used alone or in combination with other radiation therapy procedures. ...
  https://www.utmedicalcenter.org/cancer-institute/oncology-programs/radiation-program/Brachytherapy