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Radiation Damage to Normal Canine Brain Induced by Radiation from Interstitially-Implanted 125I Sources

  • J. R. Fike
  • Ch. E. Cann
  • Ph. H. Gutin
  • Th. L. Phillips
  • R. L. Davis
  • V. Da Silva
Conference paper
Part of the Acta Neurochirurgica book series (NEUROCHIRURGICA, volume 33)

Summary

The effects of 10–100 Gy of radiation delivered from interstitially implanted I125 sources on canine brain were evaluated using quantitative computed tomographic techniques. Dose related changes in edema and contrast enhancement were observed.

Keywords

Quantitative Compute Tomography Radiation Necrosis Coagulation Necrosis Ring Enhancement Edematous Change 
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References

  1. 1.
    Fike, J. R., Cann, C. E., Berninger, W. H., Quantitative evaluation of the canine brain using computed tomography. J. Comput. Assist. Tomogr. 6 (1982), 325—333.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    Fike, J. R., Cann, C. E., Davis, R. L., Phillips, T. L., Radiation effects in the canine brain evaluated by quantitative Computer tomography. Radiology 144 (1982), 603—608.PubMedGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. R. Fike
    • 1
    • 2
  • Ch. E. Cann
    • 2
  • Ph. H. Gutin
    • 1
  • Th. L. Phillips
    • 2
  • R. L. Davis
    • 1
    • 3
  • V. Da Silva
    • 1
  1. 1.Brain Tumor Research Center of the Department of Neurological Surgery, School of MedicineUniversity of CaliforniaSan FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.Departments of Radiation Oncology, School of MedicineUniversity of CaliforniaSan FranciscoUSA
  3. 3.Departments of Pathology (Neuropathology), School of MedicineUniversity of CaliforniaSan FranciscoUSA

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