Radiation Therapy for Liver Tumors : Fundamentals and Clinical Practice

The management of liver tumors is a nexus of interactions among multiple medical specialties, including radiation oncology. A multitude of liver-directed therapies are available for patients, ranging from surgery and liver transplantation to intra-arterial therapies, thermal ablation procedures, sys...

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Other Authors: Meyer, Jeffrey (Editor)
Schefter, Tracey (Editor)
Corporate Authors: SpringerLink (online služba)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2017
Genre/form:elektronické knihy
Online Access:Full-text
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Table of Contents:
  • Part I: Fundamentals.- Liver Anatomy and Function
  • Imaging Characteristics of Normal liver and liver tumors
  • Assessment of Liver Function: Focus on the ALBI Score
  • Radiation Oncology: Fundamentals and Controversies.- Radiation Sensitivity of the Liver: Models and Clinical Data.- Part II: Principles of Surgery, Intra-arterial Therapies, and Thermal Ablation.- Surgical Considerations.- Principles of Intra-arterial Therapies.- Principles of Thermal Ablation
  • Part III: Principles of Radiation Therapy.- External beam radiation therapy for liver tumors: Simulation, Treatment Planning, and Advanced Delivery Techniques.- Particle Radiation Therapy for Liver Tumors: Simulation and Treatment Planning.- Yttrium-90 Selective Internal Radiation Therapy.- Interstitial Brachytherapy For Liver Tumors: Practical Issues
  • Part IV: Hepatocellular Carcinoma.- Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Epidemiology, Basic Principles of Treatment, and Clinical Data.- Radiation Therapy for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Clinical Data
  • Part V: Intrahepatic and Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma.- Intrahepatic and Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma:  Epidemiology, Basic Principles of Treatment, and Clinical Data.- Radiation Therapy for Intrahepatic and Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma: Clinical Data
  • Part VI: Liver Metastases.- Liver Metastases: Basic Principles of Treatment and Clinical Data.- Radiation Therapy for Liver Metastases: Clinical Data
  • Part VII: Perspectives on Multidisciplinary Management.- Multidisciplinary Model for Liver Tumors
  • Part VIII: Future Directions.- Radiation Therapy for Liver Tumors: Future Directions.