Computed tomography based evaluation of prostatic fiducial marker migration between the periods of insertion and simulation


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Arpaci T. , Ugurluer G. , Ispir E. B. , Eken A., Akbas T. , Serin M.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.40, no.4, pp.451-455, 2017 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 40 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/tud.2017.29726
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.451-455
  • Keywords: Computed tomography, fiducial marker, migration, prostate cancer, radiation therapy, BEAM RADIATION-THERAPY, RADIOPAQUE MARKERS, LOCALIZATION, RADIOTHERAPY, CANCER

Abstract

Objective: The aim of this study was to determine whether significant fiducial marker migration occurs between the periods of prostatic marker insertion and computed tomography (CT) performed for radiotherapy planning and if a waiting period is necessary.