The influence of guiding equipment and stents on the beta dose distribution in the brachytherapy of in-stent restenosis

BACKGROUND: Intracoronary devices such as stents or guide wires may disturb the dose distribution of beta sources in cardiovascular brachytherapy. As clinical observations indicate that underdosage increases the risk of restenosis, accurate measurements are mandatory to investigate these effects

Bibliographic Details
Published in:Cardiovascular radiation medicine, Vol. 2, No. 4 (2001), p. 241-5
Main Author: Flühs, D
Other Involved Persons: Wilke, C ; Naber, C ; Hienz, M ; Bambynek, M ; Kaiser, C ; Langner, I ; Baumgart, D ; Sauerwein, W ; Wegener, D ; Quast, U
Format: Article
Language:English
ISSN:1522-1865
Item Description:Date Completed 29.10.2002
Date Revised 06.11.2019
published: Print
Citation Status MEDLINE
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