Medical Reports & Case Studies

ISSN - 2572-5130

Keisei Okamoto

Department of Brachytherapy for Prostate Cancer, Tsukinowa, Seta, Shiga 520-2192, Japan


  • Review Article   
    Emergence of Quality Low-Dose-Rate (LDR) Brachytherapy: Ultimate Radiosurgery for Non-Metastatic Prostate Cancer
    Author(s): Keisei Okamoto*

    Current advents of new technology in prostate cancer treatment still carries many problems regarding oncological outcome: Local control remains elusive, with biochemical failure ultimately occurring in half of the patients diagnosed by PSA screening. Failure of the initial treatment imposes many kinds of physical, psychological, and economical burdens on the patients, such as toxicities caused by salvage hormonal therapy or radiotherapy, risk for developing Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer (CRPC), and financial insecurity after second or third salvage drug therapy Considering these potential adverse effects, physicians should conduct prostate cancer treatment with the utmost care and attention to details. In order to minimize local recurrence the author has invented a novel technique, called the “Ten-Step Method,” for seed implanta.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2572-5130.21.s4.001-004

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