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Title: The dosimetric benefits of Deep Inspiration Breath-Hold (DIBH) in left breast radiation therapy: A systematic review.
Epworth Authors: Smyth, Lloyd
Aarons, Yolanda
Wasiak, Jason
Keywords: Deep inspiration breath-hold gating radiotherapy
Breast cancer radiotherapy
Radiation Dosimetry
Dosimetry, Radiation
Side Effects
Breast cancer radiotherapy - adverse effects
Epworth Radiation Oncology
Issue Date: Sep-2014
Conference Name: 2014 Combined Scientific Meeting: Imaging and Radiation in Personalised Medicine
Conference Location: Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Abstract: A review of current literature was undertaken to estimate the reduction of late radiation-induced mortality and morbidity when employing deep inspiration breath-hold (DIBH) for left breast cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy. Stability and reproducibility of employing DIBH techniques in a clinical setting was also examined.
DOI: 10.1111/1754-9485.12223
Type: Conference Paper
Affiliated Organisations: School of Biomedical Sciences, Monash University, Victoria, Australia
Type of Clinical Study or Trial: Systematic Reviews
Appears in Collections:Cancer Services
Radiation Oncology

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