Radiation Dose-Volume Effects in the Larynx and Pharynx

Tiziana Rancati, Marco Schwarz, Aaron M. Allen, Felix Feng, Aron Popovtzer, Bharat Mittal, Avraham Eisbruch

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Abstract

The dose-volume outcome data for RT-associated laryngeal edema, laryngeal dysfunction, and dysphagia, have only recently been addressed, and are summarized. For late dysphagia, a major issue is accurate definition and uncertainty of the relevant anatomical structures. These and other issues are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S64-S69
JournalInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics
Volume76
Issue number3 SUPPL.
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Mar 2010
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • dose effect
  • dysphagia
  • Larynx
  • pharynx
  • radiotherapy

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