By Giampiero Ausili Cèfaro, Visit Amazon's Domenico Genovesi Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Domenico Genovesi, , Carlos A. Perez

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Defining organs in danger is a vital activity for radiation oncologists whilst aiming to optimize the advantage of radiation treatment, with supply of the utmost dose to the tumor quantity whereas sparing fit tissues. This ebook will turn out a useful consultant to the delineation of organs liable to toxicity in sufferers present process radiotherapy. the 1st and moment sections tackle the anatomy of organs in danger, talk about the pathophysiology of radiation-induced harm, and current dose constraints and techniques for aim quantity delineation. The 3rd part is dedicated to the radiological anatomy of organs in danger as visible on general radiotherapy making plans CT scans, in an effort to aiding the radiation oncologist to acknowledge and delineate those organs for every anatomical quarter – head and neck, mediastinum, stomach, and pelvis. The e-book is meant either for younger radiation oncologists nonetheless in education and for his or her senior colleagues wishing to lessen intra-institutional diversifications in perform and thereby to standardize the definition of medical aim volumes. ​

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Varma JS, Smith AN, Busuttil A (1986) Function of the anal sphincters after chronic radiation injury. Gut 27:528–533 7. Maeda Y, Høyer M, Lundby L, Norton C (2011) Faecal incontinence following radiotherapy for prostate cancer: a systematic review. Radiother Oncol 98(2):145–153 8. Balboni GC, Bastianini A, Brizzi E et al (1991) Anatomia Umana. Third Edition. Edi Ermes, Vol. 2, pp 397–408 9. McLaughlin PW, Troyer S, Berri S et al (2005) Functional anatomy of the prostate: implications for treatment planning.

Cardiac veins are tributaries of the coronary sinus, which flows into the right atrium [15] (Fig. 4). Radiation-induced heart diseases (RIHD) represent clinical and pathological damage to 24 Anatomy and Physiopathology of Radiation-Induced Damage to Organs at Risk Fig. 4 Example of whole-heart and coronary-artery segmentation reconstruction. Reproduced with permission from [31] the heart. Modern radiation techniques, like dose fractionation, and reduced irradiated volume of the heart when treating several neoplasms have reduced the frequency of RIHD over the last decade.

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