The paper reports the historical origins of remote afterloading systems in intracavitary radiotherapy, together with the results and complications of high dose rate brachytherapy in gynecological tumours. High dose rate therapy achieves the same results as low dose rate therapy but has the advantage of making treatment more comfortable for patients.
|Translated title of the contribution||High dose brachytherapy in gynecologic neoplasms. Review of the literature|
|Number of pages||9|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 1991|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Obstetrics and Gynaecology