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Sexual organ-sparing with hydrogel spacer injections for rectal cancer radiotherapy: a feasibility pilot study

Published inBritish Journal of Radiology, vol. 94, no. 1120, 20200931
Publication date2021
Abstract

The aim of this pilot study was to investigate in two rectal cancer patients undergoing neoadjuvant chemo-radiotherapy (nCRT) the implant feasibility and dosimetric benefit in sexual organ-sparing of an injectable, absorbable, radiopaque hydrogel spacer.

Keywords
  • Aged
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hydrogels / administration & dosage*
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Organs at Risk / diagnostic imaging*
  • Pilot Projects
  • Prostate / diagnostic imaging
  • Radiation Injuries / prevention & control*
  • Rectal Neoplasms / radiotherapy*
  • Tomography
  • X-Ray Computed / methods*
  • Vagina / diagnostic imaging
Citation (ISO format)
ACHARD, Verane et al. Sexual organ-sparing with hydrogel spacer injections for rectal cancer radiotherapy: a feasibility pilot study. In: British Journal of Radiology, 2021, vol. 94, n° 1120, p. 20200931. doi: 10.1259/bjr.20200931
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