thermoradiotherapy

thermoradiotherapy

(ther?mo-ra?de-o-ther'a-pe) [? + L. radius, ray, + Gr. therapeia, treatment]
Application of heat to the deep tissues by diathermy. Synonym: thermopenetration
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They have been also used as low-toxicity contrast agents for medical tomography [131] and as nanoheaters for localized thermoradiotherapy [132].
Zhao et al., "Ultrasmall semimetal nanoparticles of bismuth for dual-modal computed tomography/photoacoustic imaging and synergistic thermoradiotherapy," ACS Nano, vol.
The treatment of high-grade soft tissue sarcomas with preoperative thermoradiotherapy. International Journal of Radiation Oncology* Biology* Physics 1999; 45(4):941-949.
Medical radiology, principles and practice of thermoradiotherapy and thermochemotherapy.
Streffer, "Molecular and cellular mechanisms of hyperthermia," in Thermoradiotherapy and Thermochemotherapy, M.
In one study, with a mean followup interval of 22.2 months using plaque thermoradiotherapy, the minimum tumor radiation apex dose was reduced to 50 Gy, with a 97.7% local control rate [27].
Finger, "Microwave plaque thermoradiotherapy for choroidal melanoma," The British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
Whole body hyperthermia, a procedure in which the body temperature is elevated by MW exposure to 41-43[degrees]C, has been investigated as a treatment for cancer, most commonly as an adjunct to radiotherapy (thermoradiotherapy) or chemotherapy (thermochemotherapy) [22-24].
Thermoradiotherapy in the treatment of locally advanced nonsmall cell lung cancer.