Brachytherapy, Second Edition

Brachytherapy, Second Edition

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The only comprehensive guide to the latest knowledge and techniques in brachytherapy Since the first edition was published in 2006, Phillip M. DevlinAss Brachytherapy has been acknowledged as the essential book on the practice. Inthis updated new edition, all chapters covering cancer sites have been significantly revised. Organized for specialists in several fields, Brachytherapy contains site-specific chapters that discuss how the evolving role of advanced image guidance has demonstrated greater efficacy and less toxicity. Clinical vignettes with images now accompany all site-specific chapters. The chapter on prostate brachytherapy has been expanded to include other indications in the genitourinary system, and there are two entirely new chaptersA³one chronicling the history of brachytherapy and the other detailing the emergence of skin brachytherapy. Dr. Devlin, a leading world authority on brachytherapy, has assembled other leaders in the field from world-renowned radiation oncology programs to enrichthis comprehensive text. From new data on medical outcomes to the costs and benefits of running a brachytherapy practice, Brachytherapy, Second Edition is the first and last word on what still is considered the most conformal radiotherapy technique in the field. In the new edition: Over 300 images accompany the chapter text and clinical vignettes Essential tables and spreadsheets enhance the chapter on running a brachytherapy practice Ten years of technological advancements are assimilated and reviewed in each site-specific chapter Includes access to the fully-searchable downloadable ebook From the Foreword: AnAs education is essential to advance awareness of and proficiency in the full spectrum of brachytherapy applications, the appearance of the second edition of this highly regarded text is both a timely and most welcome event. The distinguished list of contributors to this work reads like a veritable AnWhoAss WhoAr of international brachytherapy expertise making this an indispensable resource for students and practitioners of this complex and challenging modality[A–]A particularly welcome feature is the clinical vignettes at the close of every chapter that bring seemingly remote concepts to life in real world practical applications[A–]With the second edition of Brachytherapy: Applications and Techniques, Dr. Devlin and colleagues give us a text that instills a profound appreciation for the critical value of this essential modality. This book makes it clear that brachytherapy not only works, it is an irreplaceable component of contemporary cancer care.Ar --David Wazer, MD, FACRO, FACR, FASTRO, Professor and Chairman, Departments of Radiation Oncology, Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI... 22, 23f renal occlusive disease, 406 reoxygenation, 44 repair, in four Rs, 43 repopulation, 43a€“44 resin microspheres, ... 355 soft tissue sarcomas, brachytherapy for ABS recommendations, 364, 365t case studies, 367a€“370, 367a€“ 370f withanbsp;...

Title:Brachytherapy, Second Edition
Author: Phillip M. Devlin, MD, FACR
Publisher:Springer Publishing Company - 2015-10-28

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