Braquiterapia de baja tasa como monoterapia en el tratamiento del cáncer de próstata de bajo riesgo

  1. Dominguez Morcillo, Marta
Dirigée par:
  1. Concepción López Carrizosa Directeur/trice
  2. José Fermín Pérez-Regadera Gómez Directeur

Université de défendre: Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Fecha de defensa: 26 février 2021

  1. José Luis Carreras Delgado President
  2. Carmen González San Segundo Secrétaire
  3. C. Rubio Rodríguez Rapporteur
  4. Rosa Morera López Rapporteur
  5. Juan de Dios Sáez Garrido Rapporteur
  1. Radiología, Rehabilitación y Fisioterapia

Type: Thèses


Low dose rate brachytherapy (LDR) is an accepted treatment, effective and with few side effects at the local level, which is used as monotherapy in patients with low-risk prostate cancer. There are solid data that show local control and survival rates similar to those of other techniques such as external radiotherapy or radical surgery, with a lower risk of genitourinary and gastrointestinal side effects. OBJECTIVES: The aim of this work is to analyze 245 patients treated with this technique in the Radiotherapy Oncology Service of Gomez Ulla Hospital, from 2004 to 2016, we will eval-uate the relationship of the dosimetric parameters with the biochemical and local failure as well as the genitourinary and gastrointestinal toxicity derived from the technique. We will discuss if the results obtained are comparable to those reported in literature...