Dosimetric comparison of two different applicators and rectal retraction methods used in inverse optimization-based intracavitary brachytherapy for cervical cancer


BİLTEKİN F., GÜLTEKİN M., YILMAZ M. T. , YILDIZ F.

JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY BRACHYTHERAPY, vol.12, no.1, pp.35-43, 2020 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 12 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5114/jcb.2020.92699
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF CONTEMPORARY BRACHYTHERAPY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus, Academic Search Premier, EMBASE, Directory of Open Access Journals
  • Page Numbers: pp.35-43

Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the dosimetric differences between two different applicators and rectal-retraction methods used in image-guided brachytherapy (IGBT) for locally advanced cervical cancer (LACC).