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Brachytherapy

Venezia brachytherapy applicator is ultimate tool for cervical cancers

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International data demonstrate superior efficacy of intracavitary/interstitial brachytherapy Venezia applicator applicable for stages IB, IIA/B, IIIA/B, and IVA Venezia designed to reach the parametrium and vaginal extensions Potent, highly targeted intracavitary/interstitial 3D image-guided adaptive brachytherapy (IGABT) is gaining increasing acceptance…

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Venezia brachytherapy applicator offers more targeted treatment of advanced cervical cancer

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First use of Venezia on European continent Venezia avoids undesired EBRT boost to bladder and pelvic bones, enables straightforward use of interstitial needles to treat parametrial disease extension “Clickable” design facilitates applicator insertion Ludwig-Maximillians University of Munich (LMU Munich) and...
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APBI with brachytherapy associated with fewer side effects versus WBI for early stage breast cancer patients

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The GEC-ESTRO phase III clinical trial comparing accelerated partial breast irradiation (APBI) and whole breast irradiation (WBI) has shown that APBI with multicatheter interstitial brachytherapy is associated with significantly fewer grade 2-3 late skin side effects and equivalent cosmesis compared...
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