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Handbook of Radioembolization

Physics, Biology, Nuclear Medicine, and Imaging

Edited by: Alexander S. Pasciak , J. Mark McKinney , Yong C. Bradley

Print publication date:  October  2016
Online publication date:  November  2016

Print ISBN: 9781498742016
eBook ISBN: 9781315369150
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/9781315369150
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Radioembolization is a widely used treatment for non-resectable primary and secondary liver cancer. This handbook addresses the radiation biology, physics, nuclear medicine, and imaging for radioembolization using Yttrium-90 (90Y) microspheres, in addition to discussing aspects related to interventional radiology. The contents reflect on and off-label treatment indications, dose-response relationships, treatment-planning, therapy optimization, radiation safety, imaging follow-up and many other facets of this therapy necessary for both novice and advanced users alike.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Introduction to hepatic radioembolization Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Treatment options for patients with primary and secondary liver cancer: An overview of invasive, minimally invasive, and noninvasive techniques Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Treatment planning part I: Vascular considerations associated with safety and efficacy in radioembolization Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Treatment planning part II: Procedure simulation and prognostication Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Treatment planning part III: Dosimetric considerations in radioembolization with glass and resin microspheres Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Radioembolization in segmentectomy, lobectomy, and future liver remnant hypertrophy Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Radiation safety concerns associated with preparing the dosage, treating and releasing the patient, and managing radioactive waste Download PDF
Chapter  8:  The radiation biology of radioembolization Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Microsphere deposition, dosimetry, radiobiology at the cell-scale, and predicted hepatic toxicity Download PDF
Chapter  10:  10 Postradioembolization imaging using bremsstrahlung Y SPECT/CT Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Quantitative postradioembolization imaging using PET/CT Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Image-based three-dimensional dosimetry following radioembolization Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Diagnostic reporting using postradioembolization imaging Download PDF
Chapter  14:  The use of postprocedural imaging in the medical management of patients Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Future directions in radioembolization Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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