Radiation dose delivered to the proximal penis as a predictor of the risk of erectile dysfunction after three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer Comment uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Health Status
  • Prostatic Neoplasms
  • Quality of Life
  • Surveys and Questionnaires

abstract

  • This study supports the existence of a penile bulb dose-volume relationship underlying the development of radiation-induced erectile dysfunction. Our data may guide the use of inverse treatment planning to maximize the probability of maintaining sexual potency after radiation therapy.

publication date

  • July 2005

Research

keywords

  • Comment

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.urolonc.2005.05.016

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1357

end page

  • 63

volume

  • 23

number

  • 4