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20- SRS- S RT- SBRT - Lecture 20(Ch 21 Stereotactic...

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Stereotactic Radiation Therapy Tarun K. Podder, PhD, DABR Department of Radiation Oncology Brody School of Medicine Leo Jenkins Cancer Center East Carolina University March 31, 2011 Lecture # 20 (Ch. 21)
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What are SRS, SRT and SBRT?
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Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) of an intracranial lesion, or radiosurgery, combines the use of a stereotactic apparatus and energetic radiation beams to irradiate the lesion with a single treatment . Stereotactic Radiotherapy (SRT) utilizes the stereotactic apparatus and radiation beams for multiple fractions or treatments. Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy (SBRT) is an extension of SRS and SRT to extracranial sites. Although SRS and SRT have been used for decades, SBRT is considered emerging and evolving technology. SRS, SRT, SBRT
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SRS, SRT, SBRT
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SRS, SRT, SBRT
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SRS
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SRS
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