Home > Books > Practical Essentials of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy
Practical Essentials of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy
View PDF

Practical Essentials of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy

Publication Year: 2013
Edition: 3rd Ed.
Authors/Editor: K.S. Clifford Chao MD
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
ISBN: 978-1-451-17581-3
  • Description
  • Details
  • Collections
  • Also Recommended

The third edition was written to enhance the reader’s understanding of the cutting-edge technology of Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy. It is designed to both update old readers and inform new readers about the complexities and details of clinical management.

In order to focus on the most up to date IMRT techniques, the introductory chapters have been condensed to provide a brief overview of IMRT physics, mechanics and quality assurance, and also CT and MR imaging. To help assist in clinical decision-making it provides the reader with more than 700 full-color illustrations, IMRT tables and clear, straightforward descriptions that address a range of tumor types and sites including head and neck, urinary, and gynecologic cancers.

Features:
- Anatomy and anatomical imaging supports your understanding of IMRT and its advantages
- Over 700 high-quality, full-color illustrations to assist in clinical decision-making and over 90 new patient treatment graphics, updated in full-color
- New chapters on anatomy and normal tissue complications, CNS, pancreas, rectum, and anal cavity
- A new chapter on molecular imaging, focusing on new PET tracers for image-guided therapy
- Updated with new clinical data; review of current IMRT literature summarized in tables
- Includes clinical indications, image interpretation, target delineation, and plan optimization to help refine techniques, pinpoint treatment areas, and improve outcomes
- New chapters on pancreatic, rectal, and anal canal cancers included, with a focus on IMRT’s treatment of these diseases
- Chapters on breast and gynecological cancer are completely rewritten to include pertinent information on technique and application

  • Platform:
    OvidMD Ovid
  • Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: K.S. Clifford Chao MD
  • ISBN: 978-1-451-17581-3
  • Specialty:
    Nuclear Medicine
    Oncology
    Radiology
    Rehabilitation & Physical Medicine
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 3rd Ed.
  • Pages: 432
  • Illustrations: 700
  • Year: 2013

Free Instant Access
This Month

JOTM
Embase® The Embase database is the most trusted source of global, evidence-based pharmacological and biomedical research with over 30 million bibliographic records dating back to 1947.
JOTM
Visible Body Heart & Circulatory Premium This interactive 3D Atlas is a deep dive into the heart and circulatory system for learning, reference, and patient education.
JOTM
Circulation Research Presents peer-reviewed reports on research advances in biology, biochemistry, biophysics, cellular and molecular biology, morphology, pathology, physiology, and pharmacology.
JOTM
Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine Publishes peer-reviewed scientific and clinical studies to advance the understanding and application of regional techniques for surgical anesthesia and postoperative analgesia.

Noteworthy

Doody's Featured Books
Manual of Valvular Heart Disease
Portable and clinically oriented, this full-color handbook is a unique and timely guide to valvular heart disease and percutaneous coronary interventions.

Khonsari's Cardiac Surgery: Safeguards and Pitfalls in Operative Technique
Details the most important techniques in a concise, readable, and richly illustrated format, with a focus on avoiding and managing surgical pitfalls and complications.