By Arjun Sahgal, Simon S. Lo, Lijun Ma, Jason P. Sheehan
The fresh improvement of hypofractionated stereotactic radiation remedy (SRT), which demands one to 5 fractions of high-dose radiation to be administered utilizing specific gear, has led to the necessity for schooling on perform guidance.
Image-Guided Hypofractionated Stereotactic Radiosurgery: a pragmatic method of consultant therapy of mind and backbone Tumors bargains finished, how-to counsel on hypofractionated SRT for mind and backbone metastases, glioma, benign tumors, and different tumor kinds. featuring the cutting-edge of the expertise and perform, this book:
- Discusses the professionals and cons of hypofractionated SRT in comparison to single-fraction radiosurgery, supplying a deeper realizing of radiosurgery and radiobiology
- Explains the toxicity and opposed results of hypofractionated SRT, supporting practitioners in speaking the dangers and merits of therapy and in acquiring their sufferers’ consent
- Outlines the present criteria for secure perform, together with checklists for implementation
Comprised of chapters authored via well-recognized specialists within the radiation, oncology, and neurosurgery communities, Image-Guided Hypofractionated Stereotactic Radiosurgery: a pragmatic method of consultant remedy of mind and backbone Tumors grants a degree of technological and scientific element now not to be had in magazine papers.