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Main description:

This book provides a state-of-the-art review of the role of radiation therapy in various pelvic malignancies as well as the consequences of the radiation in the pelvic tissues. With sections covering the role of radiation therapy in the various pelvic malignancies, the pathophysiology of radiation related injury and the risk factors that increase the possibility of such an injury, and the latest in medical, endoscopic and surgical therapies for these radiation related complications the text offers a concise yet comprehensive overview of radiation therapy in the human pelvis, its role and the adverse effects on the pelvic organs. Written by experts in the field with readers in mind, Radiation Therapy for Pelvic Malignancy and its Consequences is the first of its kind standalone reference on the subject. Radiation Therapy for Pelvic Malignancy and its Consequences is of great value to urologists, medical radiation and gynecological oncologists, and gastroenterologists.


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Written by specialists in their respective fields

Richly illustrated with photos and illustrations

The first of its kind, standalone reference on the subject


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This book provides a state-of-the-art review of the role of radiation therapy in various pelvic malignancies as well as the consequences of the radiation in the pelvic tissues. With sections covering the role of radiation therapy in the various pelvic malignancies, the pathophysiology of radiation related injury and the risk factors that increase the possibility of such an injury, and the latest in medical, endoscopic and surgical therapies for these radiation related complications the text offers a concise yet comprehensive overview of radiation therapy in the human pelvis, its role and the adverse effects on the pelvic organs. Written by experts in the field with readers in mind, Radiation Therapy for Pelvic Malignancy and its Consequences is the first of its kind standalone reference on the subject.

 

Radiation Therapy for Pelvic Malignancy and its Consequences is of great value to urologists, medical radiation and gynecological oncologists, and gastroenterologists.​


Contents:

Forward

Steven D. Wexner, MD

 

Section I: Role of Pelvic Radiation

 

Chapter 1       

The Role of Radiation Therapy in the Treatment of Malignant Gynaecological Tumors

Tamer Refaat and William Small Jr.

 

Chapter 2       

Role of radiation in urological malignancies  

Eric D. Donnelly and Bryan David Macrie

                                   

Chapter 3       

Role of radiation in rectal cancers     

Angelita Habr-Gama and Jose Marcio Neves Jorge

 

Chapter 4       

Prevention of injury from pelvic irradiation  

Michelle S. Gentile and William Small Jr

 

Section II Consequences of pelvic radiation and their treatment                        

 

Chapter 5       

Pathology of Radiation Effects on Healthy Tissues in the Pelvis

Curtis Ray Hall

 

Chapter 6       

Contribution of chemotherapy to the toxicity of pelvic irradiation   

Amikar Sehdev and Robert de W. Marsh

 

Chapter 7       

Radiation cystitis: Acute and Chronic           

Surendra B. Kolla and Atreya Dash

 

Chapter 8       

Acute and chronic radiation enteropathy      

Eli D. Ehrenpreis and Amir Patel

 

Chapter 9       

Radiation proctopathy           

Andrew Mazulis and Eli D. Ehrenpreis

 

Chapter 10     

Effects of Radiation Therapy for Rectal Cancer on Anorectal Function

Jose Marcio Neves Jorge, Angelita Habr-Gama, and Leonardo A. Bustamante

                                   

Chapter 11     

Effects and management of pelvic radiation on female reproductive system: Sexual dysfunction, fertility effects, and premature menopause     

Claudine Domoney and Dimitrios Nikolaou

 

Chapter 12     

Miscellaneous pelvic effects:  Pelvic/sacral insufficiency fractures   

Nickolas B. Reimer, Lucas M. Nystrom, and Cooper W. Dean

 

Chapter 13     

Radiation Induced Lumbosacral Plexopathy

Ryan T. Merrell

 

Section III Treatment and Prevention of pelvic radiation injury                        

           

Chapter 14     

The management of radiation cystitis

Joshua A. Cohn, Kyle A. Richards, and Gary D. Steinberg

 

Chapter 15     

Medical management of Radiation Effects on the Intestines

Parakkal Deepak and Eli D. Ehrenpreis  

 

Chapter 16     

Surgical management of radiation-induced intestinal injury 

Barak Benjamin and Shmuel Avital


PRODUCT DETAILS

ISBN-13: 9781493922178
Publisher: Springer (Springer New York)
Publication date: February, 2015
Pages: 320

Subcategories: Oncology, Urology

MEET THE AUTHOR

Eli D. Ehrenpreis, MD

Director, Center for the Study of Complex Disease

Staff Gastroenterologist

NorthShore University Health System

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine

University of Chicago Medical School

NorthShore University Health System

Department of Medicine, Gastroenterology Division

Highland Park, Il

Robert de W. Marsh, MD FACP

Chief, Gastrointestinal Oncology

Department of Medicine

NorthShore University Health System

Clinical Professor

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

1 Highland Park Hospital, 777 Park Avenue West

Highland Park, IL

William Small, Jr., MD, FACRO, FACR, FASTRO

Professor and Vice Chairman

Department of Radiation Oncology

Associate Medical Director

Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

303 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611