The impact of intra-fractional bladder filling on adaptive bladder radiotherapy

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Stewart-Lord, A, Tsang, Y M and Krishan, A (2019). The impact of intra-fractional bladder filling on adaptive bladder radiotherapy. Technical Innovations and Patient Support in Radiation Oncology.
AuthorsStewart-Lord, A, Tsang, Y M and Krishan, A
Abstract

A retrospective audit on the “Plan of the day” (POD) selection and intra-fractional bladder fillings were carried out on
twenty adaptive bladder radiotherapy patients at a single institution. Treatment time, differences in bladder volume and
displacement of outer bladder wall expansion over the treatment fraction were analysed. Average treatment time was
8.9 minutes. The mean percentage difference in bladder volume pre and post treatment was 13.7%, resulting in
expansion of the bladder predominately in the superior and anterior directions. This audit confirmed that the
institution’s POD process sufficed without being significantly affected by the intra-fractional bladder filings.

Year2019
JournalTechnical Innovations and Patient Support in Radiation Oncology
PublisherElsevier
ISSN2405-6324
Publication process dates
Deposited21 Jan 2019
Accepted07 Jan 2019
Accepted author manuscript
License
CC BY-NC-ND 4.0
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