Interstitial thermoradiotherapy

Radiol Clin North Am. 1989 May;27(3):577-88.

Abstract

The more recent engineering and clinical aspects of interstitial hyperthermia are reviewed. The advantages and difficulties of microwave, radiofrequency, and ferromagnetic seeds are evaluated and some future directions for improvements are outlined.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Brachytherapy*
  • Ferric Compounds / therapeutic use
  • Humans
  • Hyperthermia, Induced / methods*
  • Neoplasms / therapy*
  • Short-Wave Therapy

Substances

  • Ferric Compounds