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Practical Essentials of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy 3rd ed
Chao
Editore
Lippincott
Anno
2013
Pagine
432
ISBN
9781451175813
157,00 €
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  The third edition of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy was written to enhance the reader’s understanding of the cutting-edge technology of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy. It is designed to both update old readers and inform new readers about the complexities and details of clinical management.

This completely updated edition provides a step-by-step, practical approach to the use of IMRT in the evaluation and treatment of cancer patients. Because of IMRT’s ability to employ individually controlled beamlets, it is an extremely promising technique, especially when paired with CT, PET, and/or MRI. With these improved procedures, doctors and clinicians will be able to take high resolution images of tumors while minimizing dosages to surrounding tissue.

 In order to focus on the most up to date IMRT techniques, the introductory chapters have been condensed to provide a brief overview of IMRT physics, mechanics and quality assurance, and also CT and MR imaging. To help assist in clinical decision-making it provides the reader with more than 700 full-color illustrations, IMRT tables and clear, straightforward descriptions that address a range of tumor types and sites including head and neck, urinary, and gynecologic cancers.

 

FEATURES
• Anatomy and anatomical imaging supports your understanding of IMRT and its advantages 
•  Over 700 high-quality, full-color illustrations to assist in clinical decision-making and over 90 new patient treatment graphics, updated in full-color
•  New chapters on anatomy and normal tissue complications, CNS, pancreas, rectum, and anal cavity
• A new chapter on molecular imaging, focusing on new PET tracers for image-guided therapy
• Updated with new clinical data; review of current IMRT literature summarized in tables
•  Includes clinical indications, image interpretation, target delineation, and plan optimization to help refine techniques, pinpoint treatment areas, and improve outcomes
•  New Chapters on pancreatic, rectal, and anal canal cancers included, with a focus on IMRT’s treatment of these diseases
•  Chapters on breast and gynecological cancer are completely rewritten to include pertinent information on technique and application

Contributing Authors
Preface
Acknowledgments
 
CHAPTER 1 Delivery of Precision Radiation Therapy: IMRT, IGRT, Proton Beam Therapy
Tim Marinetti and Lei Dong
CHAPTER 2 Advances in Molecular Imaging to Guide Radiotherapy
Katherine Lameka, David Leung, and Chaitanya Divgi
CHAPTER 3 Skull Base and CNS Glial Tumors
Ugur Selek and Eric L. Chang
CHAPTER 4 Nodal Target Volume for Head and Neck Cancer and Normal Tissue Dose Constraints
Tony J.C. Wang, Cheng-Chia Wu, and K.S. Clifford Chao
CHAPTER 5 Paranasal Sinuses and Nasal Cavity
Anshu K. Jain, Nicole M. Hsu, Tony J.C. Wang, and K.S. Clifford Chao
CHAPTER 6 Nasopharynx
Tony J. C. Wang and K. S. Clifford Chao
CHAPTER 7 Oral Cavity
Anshu K. Jain, Nicole M. Hsu, and K.S. Clifford Chao
CHAPTER 8 Oropharynx
Alexander M. Stessin, Gokhan Ozyigit, and K.S. Clifford Chao
CHAPTER 9 Hypopharynx and Larynx
David P. Horowitz, Micah Berman, Tony J.C. Wang, and K.S. Clifford Chao
CHAPTER 10 Thyroid Carcinoma
Prashant Desai, Tony J.C. Wang, Anesa Ahamad, and K.S. Clifford Chao
CHAPTER 11 Metastatic Carcinoma in Neck Node with Unknown Primary
Neha Sharma, Gokhan Ozyigit, and K.S. Clifford Chao
CHAPTER 12 Breast
Daniela Gidea-Addeo
CHAPTER 13 Lung Cancer
Simon K. Cheng, Bhupesh Parashar, Britsuko Komaki, and Hasan Murshed
CHAPTER 14 Esophagus
Simon K. Cheng, Bhupesh Parashar, and Zhongxing Liao
CHAPTER 15 Pancreas
Usama Mahmood, Edgar Ben-Josef, and Christopher H. Crane
CHAPTER 16 Rectum
Chiaojung Jillian Tsai, Christopher H. Crane, and Prajnan Das
CHAPTER 17 Anal Cancer
Daniela Gidea-Addeo and David P. Horowitz
CHAPTER 18 Pelvic and Para-aortic Nodal Target Delineation
Tony J.C. Wang, Cheng-Chia Wu, and K.S. Clifford Chao
CHAPTER 19 Prostate
Israel Deutsch, David P. Horowitz, and Tony J.C. Wang
CHAPTER 20 IMRT for Gynecologic Cancers
Lilie L. Lin
 

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