Effect of bladder distension on dose distribution of intracavitary brachytherapy for cervical cancer: Three-dimensional computed tomography plan evaluation


CENGİZ M., Gurdalli S., Selek U., YILDIZ F., Saglam Y., Ozyar E., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS, vol.70, no.2, pp.464-468, 2008 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 70 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2007.06.048
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Page Numbers: pp.464-468
  • Keywords: cervical cancer, brachytherapy, three-dimensional planning, bladder distension, dosimetry, CARCINOMA, RADIATION, IMAGE, VOLUME, RECOMMENDATIONS, DOSIMETRY, RECTUM

Abstract

Purpose: To quantify the effect of bladder volume on the dose distribution during intracavitary brachytherapy for cervical cancer.