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Title: Palliative chest irradiation in sitting position in patients with bulky advanced lung cancer
Authors: Duisters, Cindy ×
Beurskens, Hilde
Nijsten, Sebastiaan
Starmans, Maud
Wanders, Stofferinus
Verschueren, Tom
Lambin, Philippe
Minken, Andre
De Ruysscher, Dirk #
Issue Date: Jun-2006
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishers
Series Title: Radiotherapy and Oncology vol:79 issue:3 pages:285-287
Conference: World Conference on Lung Cancer edition:11 location:Barcelona, Spain date:03-06 July 2005
Abstract: Some patients with bulky advanced lung cancer are not able to lie down because of dyspnea. We therefore designed a technique for irradiation in a sitting position by using a dedicated chair. The reproducibility of the sitting position was high and all ten patients preferred this position over lying down. In selected patients who are unable to lie down, palliative irradiation in a sitting position may be an option. (c) 2006 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
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ISSN: 0167-8140
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Department of Oncology - miscellaneous
Laboratory of Experimental Radiotherapy
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