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Series: Frontiers of Radiation Therapy and Oncology
Volume: 34
Published: 25 September 2000
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-00488-5
EISBN: 978-3-318-00488-5
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 55
Published: 29 November 2021
10.1159/000517591
EISBN: 978-3-318-06608-1
... the diffuse component peaks in the UVAI-blue region of the spectrum, with the infrared component comprising almost entirely direct radiation. Several factors impact on the magnitude and spectral profile of terrestrial solar spectral irradiance, and these include solar elevation, reflection from land and sea...
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Series: Current Problems in Dermatology
Volume: 55
Published: 29 November 2021
10.1159/000517642
EISBN: 978-3-318-06608-1
... Abstract While UV radiation is a skin carcinogen, this should not obscure the growing evidence that sunlight has significant health benefits, including impacts on cardiovascular and metabolic health. Epidemiological and mechanistic evidences for the importance of different wavelengths...
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Series: ESASO Course Series
Volume: 11
Published: 28 December 2020
10.1159/000485292
EISBN: 978-3-318-06643-2
... Abstract Optical coherence tomography angiography (OCTA) has revolutionized the field of ophthalmology to the benefit of all its subspecialties. In the field of ocular oncology, much of its role has been in the evaluation of choroidal melanoma and complications of radiation. Although the role...
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Series: Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology
Volume: 84
Published: 31 August 2020
10.1159/000457926
EISBN: 978-3-318-06670-8
... Abstract Anterior skull base tumors represent a challenge for radiation therapy (RT) planning given the close proximity of the target lesion to numerous critical structures in this complex anatomic location. Despite this challenge, surgery followed by postoperative RT is a common treatment...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 34
Published: 28 May 2019
10.1159/000493052
EISBN: 978-3-318-06422-3
... of a quality assurance program. Certain individuals, who will be responsible for the gamma stereotactic radiosurgery program, must be specifically approved and named on the radioactive materials license. These are the Authorized User, Authorized Medical Physicist, and the Radiation Safety Officer. Certain...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 34
Published: 28 May 2019
10.1159/000493058
EISBN: 978-3-318-06422-3
... Abstract Here we discuss the low risk of radiation-related complications after Leksell radiosurgery, as well as its diagnosis and management. Using multimodality imaging in the context of clinical suspicion of radiation injury clinicians can now start management with agents designed to reduce...
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Series: Progress in Tumor Research
Volume: 44
Published: 07 May 2018
10.1159/isbn.978-3-318-06361-5
EISBN: 978-3-318-06362-2
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Series: Progress in Tumor Research
Volume: 44
Published: 07 May 2018
10.1159/000486986
EISBN: 978-3-318-06362-2
... hurdle. Here we give an overview of the different entities of the tumor microenvironment and present their role in radiation resistance. Dynamic changes in response to irradiation will be outlined, and relevant approaches to target critical elements of the tumor microenvironment will be discussed. We...
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Series: Progress in Tumor Research
Volume: 44
Published: 07 May 2018
10.1159/000486998
EISBN: 978-3-318-06362-2
... radiation are not completely understood and lag behind advances in technology, which potentially enable new therapy regimens. However, an increased knowledge is required for their application with maximal benefit and sufficient risk estimation. Differential gene expression, distinct molecular mechanisms...
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Series: Progress in Neurological Surgery
Volume: 31
Published: 06 February 2018
10.1159/000467142
EISBN: 978-3-318-06059-1
... in the radiation group, and 34.5 weeks with radiation and BCNU, compared to 14 weeks with the best supportive care [ 2 ]. Nevertheless, despite high doses of focal irradiation delivered to the tumor bed in cases of HGG, almost 90% of recurrences occur within the treated volume [ 3 ], prompting the search...