M Pinkawa

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Dose-escalation using intensity-modulated radiotherapy for prostate cancer--evaluation of the dose distribution with and without 18F-choline PET-CT detected simultaneous integrated boost
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Radiother Oncol 93:213-9. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Spacer application for prostate cancer radiation therapy
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Rheinisch Westfaelische Technische Hochschule Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Future Oncol 10:851-64. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Learning curve in the application of a hydrogel spacer to protect the rectal wall during radiotherapy of localized prostate cancer
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany Electronic address
    Urology 82:963-8. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Treatment planning after hydrogel injection during radiotherapy of prostate cancer
    M Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstr 30, 52072, Aachen, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 189:796-800. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Spacer stability and prostate position variability during radiotherapy for prostate cancer applying a hydrogel to protect the rectal wall
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Radiother Oncol 106:220-4. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Current standards and future directions for prostate cancer radiation therapy
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 13:75-88. 2013
  7. pmc Local prostate cancer radiotherapy after prostate-specific antigen progression during primary hormonal therapy
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52072 Aachen, Germany
    Radiat Oncol 7:209. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after intensity-modulated radiotherapy for prostate cancer with a hydrogel spacer. Matched-pair analysis
    M Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstr 30, 52072 Aachen, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 188:917-25. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Urinary morbidity after permanent prostate brachytherapy - impact of dose to the urethra vs. sources placed in close vicinity to the urethra
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Radiother Oncol 103:247-51. 2012
  10. pmc Dose-escalation using intensity-modulated radiotherapy for prostate cancer - evaluation of quality of life with and without (18)F-choline PET-CT detected simultaneous integrated boost
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52072 Aachen, Germany
    Radiat Oncol 7:14. 2012

Detail Information

Publications56

  1. doi request reprint Dose-escalation using intensity-modulated radiotherapy for prostate cancer--evaluation of the dose distribution with and without 18F-choline PET-CT detected simultaneous integrated boost
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Radiother Oncol 93:213-9. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the impact of a dose escalation to an (18)F-choline PET-CT defined simultaneous integrated boost (IB) on the dose distribution and changes of the equivalent uniform dose (EUD)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Spacer application for prostate cancer radiation therapy
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, Rheinisch Westfaelische Technische Hochschule Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Future Oncol 10:851-64. 2014
    ..Long-term clinical results and the results of randomized studies are needed to better define the beneficial effect for the patient. ..
  3. doi request reprint Learning curve in the application of a hydrogel spacer to protect the rectal wall during radiotherapy of localized prostate cancer
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany Electronic address
    Urology 82:963-8. 2013
    ..To evaluate the effect of increasing experience on hydrogel dimensions, rectal dose, and acute toxicity, and to discuss important technical issues gained from this experience...
  4. doi request reprint Treatment planning after hydrogel injection during radiotherapy of prostate cancer
    M Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstr 30, 52072, Aachen, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 189:796-800. 2013
    ..Imaging for treatment planning shortly after hydrogel injection is optimal for practical purposes, reducing the number of appointments. The aim was to evaluate the actual difference between early and late imaging...
  5. doi request reprint Spacer stability and prostate position variability during radiotherapy for prostate cancer applying a hydrogel to protect the rectal wall
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Radiother Oncol 106:220-4. 2013
    ..The aim was to evaluate the spacer dimensions and prostate position variability during the course of radiotherapy for prostate cancer...
  6. doi request reprint Current standards and future directions for prostate cancer radiation therapy
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Expert Rev Anticancer Ther 13:75-88. 2013
    ..The application of a spacer is a promising concept for optimal protection of the rectal wall...
  7. pmc Local prostate cancer radiotherapy after prostate-specific antigen progression during primary hormonal therapy
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52072 Aachen, Germany
    Radiat Oncol 7:209. 2012
    ..The outcome of patients after radiotherapy (RT) for localized prostate cancer in case of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) progression during primary hormonal therapy (HT) is not well known...
  8. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after intensity-modulated radiotherapy for prostate cancer with a hydrogel spacer. Matched-pair analysis
    M Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstr 30, 52072 Aachen, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 188:917-25. 2012
    ..Hydrogel spacer is an innovative method to protect the rectal wall during prostate cancer radiotherapy. Clinical effects are not well known...
  9. doi request reprint Urinary morbidity after permanent prostate brachytherapy - impact of dose to the urethra vs. sources placed in close vicinity to the urethra
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Radiother Oncol 103:247-51. 2012
    ..The impact of the dose to the urethra and sources placed close to the urethra on urinary morbidity after permanent prostate brachytherapy (PPB) is not well known...
  10. pmc Dose-escalation using intensity-modulated radiotherapy for prostate cancer - evaluation of quality of life with and without (18)F-choline PET-CT detected simultaneous integrated boost
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52072 Aachen, Germany
    Radiat Oncol 7:14. 2012
    ..Quality of life after radiotherapy (RT) with vs. without (18)F-choline PET-CT detected simultaneous integrated boost (SIB) was prospectively evaluated in this study...
  11. pmc Integrated-boost IMRT or 3-D-CRT using FET-PET based auto-contoured target volume delineation for glioblastoma multiforme--a dosimetric comparison
    Marc D Piroth
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52074 Aachen Germany
    Radiat Oncol 4:57. 2009
    ....
  12. pmc [18F] fluoromisonidazole and [18F] fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography in response evaluation after chemo-/radiotherapy of non-small-cell lung cancer: a feasibility study
    Bernd Gagel
    Department of Radiotherapy, University of Aachen, Germany
    BMC Cancer 6:51. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to show the feasibility of determining radiotherapeutically relevant hypoxia and early tumour response by ([18F] Fluoromisonidazole (FMISO) and [18F]-2-fluoro-2'-deoxyglucose (FDG) PET...
  13. pmc Sequential (gemcitabine/vinorelbine) and concurrent (gemcitabine) radiochemotherapy with FDG-PET-based target volume definition in locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer: first results of a phase I/II study
    Bernd Gagel
    Department of Radiotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
    BMC Cancer 7:112. 2007
    ....
  14. pmc Sequencing chemotherapy and radiotherapy in locoregional advanced breast cancer patients after mastectomy - a retrospective analysis
    Marc D Piroth
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Aachen, Germany
    BMC Cancer 8:114. 2008
    ..This retrospective analysis aimed to assess the role of sequencing in patients after mastectomy because of advanced locoregional disease...
  15. pmc pO polarography, contrast enhanced color duplex sonography (CDS), [18F] fluoromisonidazole and [18F] fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography: validated methods for the evaluation of therapy-relevant tumor oxygenation or only bricks in the puzzle o
    Bernd Gagel
    Department of Radiotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
    BMC Cancer 7:113. 2007
    ..As a standard for measuring tissue oxygenation in human tumors, the invasive, computerized polarographic needle electrode system (pO2 histography) was used for comparing the different non invasive measurements...
  16. pmc Impact of age and comorbidities on health-related quality of life for patients with prostate cancer: evaluation before a curative treatment
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    BMC Cancer 9:296. 2009
    ..Furthermore, age-related changes can hardly be discriminated from therapy-related changes. The evaluation of age-and comorbidity-related changes was in focus of this study...
  17. doi request reprint Neoadjuvant hormonal therapy and external-beam radiotherapy versus external-beam irradiation alone for prostate cancer. A quality-of-life analysis
    Michael Pinkawa
    Klinik fur Strahlentherapie, Universitätsklinikum RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 185:101-8. 2009
    ..To evaluate the impact of neoadjuvant hormonal therapy (NHT) on quality of life after external-beam radiotherapy (EBRT) for prostate cancer...
  18. doi request reprint Rectal morbidity after permanent interstitial brachytherapy for prostate cancer--impact of day 1 vs. day 30 computed tomography-based postimplant dosimetry
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, Aachen, Germany
    Brachytherapy 9:1-7. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate bowel quality-of-life changes after prostate brachytherapy and the impact of Day 1 vs. Day 30 postimplant dosimetry...
  19. pmc Self-assessed bowel toxicity after external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer--predictive factors on irritative symptoms, incontinence and rectal bleeding
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52072 Aachen, Germany
    Radiat Oncol 4:36. 2009
    ..In contrast to rectal bleeding, information concerning irritative symptoms (rectal urgency, pain) and incontinence after RT has not been adequately documented and reported in the past...
  20. doi request reprint Image-guided radiotherapy for prostate cancer. Implementation of ultrasound-based prostate localization for the analysis of inter- and intrafraction organ motion
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Therapy, University Hospital RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057, Aachen, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 184:679-85. 2008
    ..To evaluate inter- and intrafraction organ motion with an ultrasound-based prostate localization system (BAT) for patients treated with intensity-modulated radiotherapy for prostate cancer...
  21. doi request reprint Impact of the target volume (prostate alone vs. prostate with seminal vesicles) and fraction dose (1.8 Gy vs. 2.0 Gy) on quality of life changes after external-beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiotherapy, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 185:724-30. 2009
    ..To evaluate the impact of the clinical target volume (CTV) and fraction dose on quality of life (QoL) after external-beam radiotherapy (EBRT) for prostate cancer...
  22. doi request reprint Prostate-specific antigen kinetics following external-beam radiotherapy and temporary (Ir-192) or permanent (I-125) brachytherapy for prostate cancer
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Radiother Oncol 96:25-9. 2010
    ..The aim of the study was the evaluation of PSA kinetics after different radiotherapy methods...
  23. pmc Consequential late effects after radiotherapy for prostate cancer - a prospective longitudinal quality of life study
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52072 Aachen, Germany
    Radiat Oncol 5:27. 2010
    ..To answer the question if and to which extent acute symptoms at the end and/or several weeks after radiotherapy can predict adverse urinary and gastrointestinal long-term quality of life (QoL)...
  24. doi request reprint Intensity-modulated radiotherapy for prostate cancer implementing molecular imaging with 18F-choline PET-CT to define a simultaneous integrated boost
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiotherapy, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 186:600-6. 2010
    ..To report the own experience with 66 patients who received 18F-choline PET-CT (positron emission tomography-computed tomography) for treatment planning...
  25. ncbi request reprint External beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer
    M Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Panminerva Med 52:195-207. 2010
    ..Total doses of at least 70 Gy should be administered in case of macroscopic recurrences, but the curative chances are considerably lower in comparison to a biochemical recurrence alone...
  26. doi request reprint Combination of dose escalation with technological advances (intensity-modulated and image-guided radiotherapy) is not associated with increased morbidity for patients with prostate cancer
    Michael Pinkawa
    Klinik fur Strahlentherapie, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 187:479-84. 2011
    ..2-72 Gy for patients with prostate cancer...
  27. doi request reprint Application of a spacer gel to optimize three-dimensional conformal and intensity modulated radiotherapy for prostate cancer
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
    Radiother Oncol 100:436-41. 2011
    ..The aim was to evaluate the impact of a spacer gel on the dose distribution, applying three-dimensional conformal (3D CRT) and intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) planning techniques...
  28. doi request reprint Rectal dosimetry following prostate brachytherapy with stranded seeds--comparison of transrectal ultrasound intra-operative planning (day 0) and computed tomography-postplanning (day 1 vs. day 30) with special focus on sources placed close to the rectal w
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Radiother Oncol 91:207-12. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to compare intra-operative and postplanning at different intervals with special focus on sources placed close to the rectal wall...
  29. doi request reprint Health-related quality of life after permanent I-125 brachytherapy and conformal external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer--a matched-pair comparison
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Radiother Oncol 91:225-31. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to compare quality of life after permanent I-125 brachytherapy (BT) and external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) for prostate cancer...
  30. ncbi request reprint Influence of the initial rectal distension on posterior margins in primary and postoperative radiotherapy for prostate cancer
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Radiother Oncol 81:284-90. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to define the effect of different rectum fillings in the planning CT study on the posterior clinical target volume (CTV) displacements (PD) in primary and postoperative radiotherapy (RT) for prostate cancer...
  31. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life after permanent interstitial brachytherapy for prostate cancer: correlation with postimplant CT scan parameters
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiotherapy, RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 182:660-5. 2006
    ..To determine dosimetric risk factors for increased toxicity after permanent interstitial brachytherapy for prostate cancer...
  32. ncbi request reprint Changes of dose delivery distribution within the first month after permanent interstitial brachytherapy for prostate cancer
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiotherapy, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 182:525-30. 2006
    ..To evaluate changes of dose distribution for both the prostate and the surrounding tissues after permanent brachytherapy as monotherapy for prostate cancer...
  33. ncbi request reprint Association of neoadjuvant hormonal therapy with adverse health-related quality of life after permanent iodine-125 brachytherapy for localized prostate cancer
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Urology 68:104-9. 2006
    ..To characterize the influence of neoadjuvant hormonal therapy (NHT) on health-related quality of life after permanent iodine-125 brachytherapy (BT) for prostate cancer...
  34. doi request reprint Quality of life after whole pelvic versus prostate-only external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer: a matched-pair comparison
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 81:23-8. 2011
    ..Comparison of health-related quality of life after whole pelvic (WPRT) and prostate-only (PORT) external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer...
  35. ncbi request reprint Low-grade toxicity after conformal radiation therapy for prostate cancer--impact of bladder volume
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 64:835-41. 2006
    ..To assess the impact of dose-volume histogram parameters on low-grade toxicity after radiotherapy for prostate cancer...
  36. ncbi request reprint Dose-volume impact in high-dose-rate Iridium-192 brachytherapy as a boost to external beam radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer--a phase II study
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Radiother Oncol 78:41-6. 2006
    ..Evaluation of dose-volume-time-related factors in 64 patients treated with high-dose-rate brachytherapy (HDR-BT) as a boost to external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) for localized prostate cancer...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prostate position variability and dose-volume histograms in radiotherapy for prostate cancer with full and empty bladder
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiotherapy, Rheinisch Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 64:856-61. 2006
    ..To evaluate prostate position variability and dose-volume histograms in prostate radiotherapy with full bladder (FB) and empty bladder (EB)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Postoperative radiotherapy for prostate cancer : evaluation of target motion and treatment techniques (intensity-modulated versus conformal radiotherapy)
    Michael Pinkawa
    Klinik fur Strahlentherapie, Universitatsklinikum Aachen, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057, Aachen, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 183:23-9. 2007
    ..To determine the extent of target motion in postprostatectomy radiotherapy (RT) and the value of intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) compared to three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy (3D-CRT)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Prostate-specific antigen kinetics after brachytherapy or external beam radiotherapy and neoadjuvant hormonal therapy
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Urology 69:129-33. 2007
    ..To characterize the kinetics of prostate-specific antigen (PSA) after radiotherapy (RT) and neoadjuvant hormonal therapy (NHT) for localized prostate cancer...
  40. ncbi request reprint Bladder extension variability during pelvic external beam radiotherapy with a full or empty bladder
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Radiother Oncol 83:163-7. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to compare the extent of bladder wall movements during parallel series with full bladder (FB) and empty bladder (EB)...
  41. doi request reprint Seed displacements after permanent brachytherapy for prostate cancer in dependence on the prostate level
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiotherapy, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 184:520-5. 2008
    ..To evaluate seed displacements after permanent prostate brachytherapy considering different prostate levels...
  42. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of source displacement and dose--volume changes after permanent prostate brachytherapy with stranded seeds
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Radiother Oncol 84:190-6. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to analyze source displacements and dose-volume changes in the first month after a permanent implant...
  43. doi request reprint Erectile dysfunction after external beam radiotherapy for prostate cancer
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, 52057 Aachen, Germany
    Eur Urol 55:227-34. 2009
    ..There is a lack of prospective studies focusing on the sexual quality of life of prostate cancer patients after conformal radiotherapy (RT)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Toxicity profile with a large prostate volume after external beam radiotherapy for localized prostate cancer
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 70:83-9. 2008
    ..To assess the impact of prostate volume on health-related quality of life (HRQOL) before and at different intervals after radiotherapy for prostate cancer...
  45. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life after adjuvant and salvage postoperative radiotherapy for prostate cancer - a prospective analysis
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Radiother Oncol 88:135-9. 2008
    ..The aim of the study was to analyze health-related quality of life changes after postoperative radiotherapy (RT) for prostate cancer...
  46. ncbi request reprint pO(2) Polarography versus positron emission tomography ([(18)F] fluoromisonidazole, [(18)F]-2-fluoro-2'-deoxyglucose). An appraisal of radiotherapeutically relevant hypoxia
    Bernd Gagel
    Department of Radiotherapy, University of Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 180:616-22. 2004
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Integrated boost IMRT with FET-PET-adapted local dose escalation in glioblastomas. Results of a prospective phase II study
    M D Piroth
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Pauwelsstr 30, 52074, Aachen, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 188:334-9. 2012
    ..With positron emission tomography (PET) using [(18)F]fluorethyl-L-tyrosine (FET), tumor coverage can be optimized with the option of regional dose escalation in the area of viable tumor tissue...
  48. ncbi request reprint Inverse automated treatment planning with and without individual optimization in interstitial permanent prostate brachytherapy with high- and low-activity 125I
    Michael Pinkawa
    Department of Radiotherapy, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 179:417-22. 2003
    ..To determine whether dose distribution achieved with treatment plans using high- and low-activity (125)I implants differs...
  49. doi request reprint Rectourethral fistula following LDR brachytherapy
    Holger Borchers
    Urological Clinic, University Clinic Aachen, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Urol Int 82:365-6. 2009
    ..These fistulas cause severe patient morbidity and require interdisciplinary treatment. We report on the occurrence and management of a rectourethral fistula which occurred 4 years after (125)I seed implantation...
  50. ncbi request reprint Gemcitabine concurrent with thoracic radiotherapy after induction chemotherapy with gemcitabine/vinorelbine in locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer: a phase I study
    Bernd Gagel
    Department of Radiotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 182:263-9. 2006
    ....
  51. doi request reprint Immediate reconstruction with an expander/implant following ablatio mammae because of breast cancer : side effects and cosmetic results after adjuvant chest wall radiotherapy
    Marc D Piroth
    Department of Radiotherapy, University Hospital, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 185:669-74. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess the influence of adjuvant radiotherapy on morbidity and patient satisfaction after allogenous breast reconstruction...
  52. ncbi request reprint Active breathing control (ABC): determination and reduction of breathing-induced organ motion in the chest
    Bernd Gagel
    Department of Radiotherapy, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 67:742-9. 2007
    ..We evaluated the feasibility of respiratory observation tools using the active breathing control (ABC) system and the effect on breathing cycle regularity and reproducibility...
  53. ncbi request reprint Permanent 125I-seed brachytherapy or radical prostatectomy: a prospective comparison considering oncological and quality of life results
    Holger Borchers
    Urological Clinic, Rheinisch Westfalisch Technical University, Aachen, Germany
    BJU Int 94:805-11. 2004
    ..To assess the quality of life in patients with prostate cancer after permanent brachytherapy (BT) or radical perineal prostatectomy (RP)...
  54. ncbi request reprint Dose-volume histogram evaluation of prone and supine patient position in external beam radiotherapy for cervical and endometrial cancer
    Michael Pinkawa
    Klinik fur Strahlentherapie, Universitätsklinikum der RWTH Aachen, Pauwelsstr 30, Aachen 52057, Germany
    Radiother Oncol 69:99-105. 2003
    ..To evaluate the influence of patient positioning on dose-volume histograms of organs at risk in external beam radiotherapy for cervical and endometrial cancer...
  55. ncbi request reprint Postoperative radiotherapy of glioblastoma multiforme: analysis and critical assessment of different treatment strategies and predictive factors
    Marc D Piroth
    Department of Radiation Oncology, RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Aachen, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 183:695-702. 2007
    ..Different factors influence glioblastoma patients' prognosis. The aim of this retrospective, explorative analysis was to define the role of recent treatment strategies and to examine the value of different prognostic factors...
  56. ncbi request reprint Contrast-enhanced color duplex sonography (CDS): an alternative for the evaluation of therapy-relevant tumor oxygenation?
    Bernd Gagel
    Department of Radiotherapy, University of Aachen, Aachen, Germany
    Strahlenther Onkol 182:604-9. 2006
    ..To evaluate the predictive value of radiotherapeutically relevant tumor hypoxia by contrast-enhanced color duplex sonography (CDS). The objectification was based on pO(2) histography...