Impact of dose to the bladder trigone on long-term urinary function after high-dose intensity modulated radiation therapy for localized prostate cancer Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Organs at Risk
  • Prostatic Neoplasms
  • Radiation Injuries
  • Radiotherapy, Intensity-Modulated
  • Urinary Bladder
  • Urogenital System

abstract

  • The application of hot spots to the bladder trigone was significantly associated with relevant changes in IPSS during follow-up. Reduction of radiation dose to the lower bladder and specifically the bladder trigone seems to be associated with a reduction in late GU toxicity.

publication date

  • February 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4581453

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2013.10.042

PubMed ID

  • 24411606

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 339

end page

  • 44

volume

  • 88

number

  • 2