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Volumetric decrease of pancreas after abdominal irradiation, it is time to consider pancreas as an organ at risk for radiotherapy planning
Background: Volumetric shrinkage of normal tissues such as salivary glands, kidneys, hippocampus are observed after radiotherapy. We aimed to assess the alterations in pancreatic volume of patients who received abdominal ...
Osteoporosis development and vertebral fractures after abdominal irradiation in patients with gastric cancer
Background: Decrease in bone mineral density, osteoporosis development, bone toxicity and resulting insufficiency fractures as late effect of radiotherapy are not well known. Osteoporosis development related to radiotherapy ...
CT derived hounsfield unit: An easy way to determine osteoporosis and radiation related fracture risk in irradiated patients
(Frontiers Media S.A., 13.05.2020)
Background: We aimed to evaluate osteoporosis, bone mineral density, and fracture risk in irradiated patients by computerized tomography derived Hounsfield Units (HUs) calculated from radiation treatment planning system. ...
Pretreatment SUVmax value to predict outcome in patients with stage III NSCLC receiving concurrent chemoradiotherapy
(İstanbul İl Sağlık Müdürlüğü, 2019)
OBJECTIVE: Stage III disease accounts for approximately one-fourth of all non-metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). The patients who are not candidates for curative resection are offered concomitant chemoradiotherapy. ...