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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Nieder, C; Schill, S; Kneschaurek, P; Molls, M 
Title:
Influence of different treatment techniques on radiation dose to the LAD coronary artery. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: The purpose of this proof-of-principle study was to test the ability of an intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) technique to reduce the radiation dose to the heart plus the left ventricle and a coronary artery. Radiation-induced heart disease might be a serious complication in long-term cancer survivors. METHODS: Planning CT scans from 6 female patients were available. They were part of a previous study of mediastinal IMRT for target volumes used in lymphoma treatment that include...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Radiat Oncol 
Year:
2007 
Journal volume:
Pages contribution:
20 
Language:
eng 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Strahlentherapie und Radiologische Onkologie