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Title: Endoluminal brachytherapy in the treatment of oesophageal cancer. Technique description, case report and review of the literature.
Author: Castilla, Luisa
Rovirosa, Ángeles
Ginès i Gibert, M. Àngels
Pagès Llinàs, M. (Mario)
Camacho, Cristina
Quilis, César
Pereira, Verónica
Maurel Santasusana, Joan
Biete Solà, Albert
Keywords: Esòfag
Estudi de casos
Radioisotope brachytherapy
Case studies
Issue Date: 1-Jul-2015
Publisher: Aran Ediciones
Abstract: Endoesophageal brachytherapy is a useful technique for the palliative treatment of dysphagia in advanced oesophageal cancer. This technique offers good results on dysphagia control and quality of life.We report the case of a patient treated with this technique presenting complete response to the dysphagia. We describe endoesophageal brachyterapy technique and we comment on the literature.
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It is part of: Revista Española de Enfermedades Digestivas, 2015, vol. 107, num. 7, p. 449-453
ISSN: 1130-0108
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Articles publicats en revistes (Medicina)

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