GENERAL RADIOLOGY

Head and Neck SBRT

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165CHAPTER       11  Head and Neck SBRT John A. Vargo, Shlomo A. Koyfman, Robert L. Ferris, Dwight E. Heron, and Farzan Siddiqui The use of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) in the…

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Lung SBRT

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183CHAPTER       12  Lung SBRT Arjun Pennathur, James D. Luketich, Dwight E. Heron, Alexandre Escande, David Pasquier, and Eric F. Lartigau ‚ÄúStereotactic radiosurgery (SRS), a term originally coined by Dr. Lars Leksell…

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Spine SBRT

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279CHAPTER       18  Spine SBRT John A. Vargo, Alina Mihai, Johnathan A. Engh, Nduka Amankulor, and Steven A. Burton Advances in radiation therapy treatment planning and delivery have paved the way for…

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Brain Radiosurgery

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141CHAPTER       10  Brain Radiosurgery Ronny Kalash, Johnathan A. Engh, and Nduka Amankulor As described in earlier chapters, stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) represents a modern form of extremely precise radiation delivery, engaging alternative…

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Adrenal SBRT

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215CHAPTER       14  Adrenal SBRT Priscilla K. Stumpf and Karyn A. Goodman The role of radiation therapy (RT) in the treatment of adrenal tumors has been limited until recent years and, historically,…

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Gynecologic SBRT

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271CHAPTER       17  Gynecologic SBRT Charles Kunos, Ronny Kalash, and Sushil Beriwal Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) clinical trials for gynecologic indications are few in number (1, 2). This is in spite…

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Pancreas SBRT

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201CHAPTER       13  Pancreas SBRT Eric D. Miller, Steven A. Burton, Lauren M. Rosati, and Terence M. Williams Pancreatic cancer is arguably the most lethal cancer with over 53,000 new cases estimated…

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Treatment Planning for SRS and SBRT

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65CHAPTER       6  Treatment Planning for SRS and SBRT Ronald J. Lalonde Originally, stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) was performed using different treatment machines than those used for conventional external beam radiation therapy (EBRT)….

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Patient Immobilization for SRS and SBRT

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47CHAPTER       4  Patient Immobilization for SRS and SBRT Ronald J. Lalonde and Richard A. Popple Stereotactic radiation therapy, in the cranium and in the body, rests on the idea that improved…

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