Percutaneous CT-guided 103Pd implantation for the medically inoperable patient with T1N0M0 non-small cell lung cancer: a case report
Rafael Martínez-Monge (1), Cristina Garrán (1), Isabel Vivas [SP] (2), José María López-Picazo [SP] (1)
(1) Department of Oncology, Navarra University Clinic, Pamplona, Spain
(2) Department of Radiology, Navarra University Clinic, Pamplona, Spain
Date: Mar 1, 2004Radiology [SP] Medical Oncology Radiation Oncology
Three patients with early-stage T1N0M0 non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) who had medical contraindications for standard surgical resection were treated with CT-guided percutaneous implantation of (103)Pd seeds. The technique was proven safe in this small subset of patients without any complications related to the procedure or during short-term follow-up.
CITATION Brachytherapy. 2004;3(3):179-81
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