Intraoperative radiation therapy during breast-conserving surgery

1 February 2021 · 5 min watch
Author Hans-Christian Kolberg, MD, PhD, Associate Professor Director of the Clinic for Gynecology and Obstetrics, Marienhospital Bottrop, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany and Specialist in Gynecology and Obstetrics focusing on Gynecological Oncology & Visiting Professor at Nanjing University, China

Priv.-Doz. Dr. med. Hans-Christian Kolberg performing a breast-conserving surgery using IORT after lumpectomy

Live-case treatment video of a 49-year-old female patient with breast cancer who got treated with intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) during breast-conserving surgery. Within 18 min. radiation time, a radiation dose of 20 Gy was applied by using a spherical applicator. Overall, this live-case reveals the procedure and the applicability of IORT during a breast-conserving surgery.

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