Brachytherapy of prostate cancer with Iodine-125 seeds: evaluation of implant quality and treatment toxicity


Aim of this study - to analyze implant quality and treatment toxicity in prostate cancer patients, treated with Iodine-125 seeds brachytherapy during the perios of 2007 – 2010 years. Initial dissertation chapters covers study aims and objectives. Literature data about prostate brachytherapy with Iodine-125 seeds are analysed. Material and methods are thorougly described. Data about implant quality differences in prostate cancer patients, treated with loose and linked seeds, are presented. Influence of postimplant dosimetry time to evaluation of Iodine-125 implantation results is analysed. Another part of this work is dedicated to toxicity of Iodine-125 seeds brachytherapy. Various aspects of treatment side effects are evaluated urinary disorders and erectile dysfunction. Association of risk of rectal bleeding after Iodine–125 brachytherapy with clinical and dosimetry parameters is assesed

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