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16 - Total Body Irradiation - Lecture 16(Ch 18 Total Body...

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Total Body Irradiation (TBI) Tarun K. Podder, PhD, DABR Department of Radiation Oncology Brody School of Medicine Leo Jenkins Cancer Center East Carolina University March 15, 2011 Lecture # 16 (Ch. 18)
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Clinical Indications To destroy the bone marrow and leukemic cells To immunosuppress the patient prior to receiving a bone marrow transplant Aplastic anemia, and a number of leukemias and lymphomas respond to this treatment
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TBI – patient positioning Schematic diagram illustrating patient setup geometry for the bilateral TBI technique.
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TBI – patient positioning Patient setup on the TBI couch for the bilateral technique.
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