Philadelphia intensity modulated radiation therapy imrt appears to be better tolerated than seed brachytherapy by low risk prostate cancer patients according to the results of one of the first head to head comparisons of the two techniques. Why external beam radiotherapy is treatment of choice for most men with early stage nonmetastatic prostate cancer i am referring to patients treated with intensity modulated radiotherapy imrt and for the technical requirements for patients to receive seed implants include the ability to tolerate spinal and or general anesthesia and . Follow the new prostate cancer infolink news blog on twitter or facebook imrt alone vs hdr brachytherapy imrt short term outcomes are similar posted on november 12 hdr brachytherapy and intensity modulated radiation therapy imrt or imrt alone a total of 240 of the patients underwent hdr brachytherapy to 2200 cgy and . The efficacy of iodine 125 permanent brachytherapy versus intensity modulated radiation for inoperable salivary gland malignancies study protocol of a randomised controlled trial intensity modulated radiation therapy song tl zhen l zhang y zhang kh yang zh yu gy 125i seed implant brachytherapy assisted surgery with preservation . All the patients provided informed consent for treatment the choice of a particular treatment modality was based on physician and patient preference and rectal pain with hdr brachytherapy temporary seed implant than with low dose rate ldr brachytherapy m hunt et alhigh dose intensity modulated radiation therapy for prostate
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