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Journal of Contemporary Brachytherapy
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Editorial

Letter from the Editor-in-Chief

Adam Chicheł
Online publish date: 2021-12-30
Original paper

The role of radiation therapy technologist in interventional radiotherapy (brachytherapy) in Italy: Italian Association of Radiotherapy and Clinical Oncology (AIRO) and Italian Association of Radiation Therapy and Medical Physics Technologists (AITRO) joint project

Patrizia Cornacchione, Luca Tagliaferri, Andrea D’Aviero, Antonella Ciabattoni, Carmela Galdieri, Vitaliana De Sanctis, Francesco Fellin, Sergio Gribaudo, Daniele Lambertini, Maria Antonietta Gambacorta, Barbara Alicja Jereczek-Fossa, Vittorio Donato, Andrea Vavassori
J Contemp Brachytherapy 2021; 13, 6: 599–604
Online publish date: 2021-12-30
 
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5114/jcb.2021.112109
Original paper

Impact of hydrogel and hyaluronic acid rectal spacer on rectal dosimetry and toxicity in low-dose-rate prostate brachytherapy: a multi-institutional analysis of patients’ outcomes

Yuan-Hong Lin, Wee Loon, Mark Tacey, Damien Bolton, Alwin Tan, Yee Chan, Chee Wee Cham, Huong Ho, Mario Guerrieri, Farshad Foroudi, Daryl Lim Joon, Kevin McMillan, George Koufogiannis, Paul Manohar, Madalena Liu, Trung Pham, Michael Chao
J Contemp Brachytherapy 2021; 13, 6: 605–614
Online publish date: 2021-12-30
 
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5114/jcb.2021.112110
Original paper

Two different sizes of Valencia applicators in non-melanoma skin cancer treatment with iridium-192 high-dose-rate brachytherapy

Concetta Laliscia, Natalina Coccia, Taiusha Fuentes, Franco Perrone, Fabiola Paiar
J Contemp Brachytherapy 2021; 13, 6: 615–619
Online publish date: 2021-12-30
 
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5114/jcb.2021.112111
Original paper

Brachytherapy utilization for cervical cancer in Western United States border counties: seeking to understand referral patterns for outcome improvement

Christine H. Feng, Corinne McDaniels-Davidson, Maria Elena Martinez, Jesse Nodora, Arno J. Mundt, Jyoti S. Mayadev
J Contemp Brachytherapy 2021; 13, 6: 620–626
Online publish date: 2021-12-30
 
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5114/jcb.2021.112112
Original paper

Evaluation of dosimetric impact of inter-application and intra-application variations in fractionated high-dose-rate intra-cavitary brachytherapy of cervical cancer

Tanvir Pasha, Hanan Naniparuthayil Hassann, Nikhila Radhakrishna, Muhammed Shafeeque N, Ajin Shaji Varghese, Lokesh Viswanath, Nithin Bhaskar Valuvil, Sathiyan S, Govardhan H B, Ibrahim Khaleel, Siddanna Rudrappa Palled, Naveen Thimmaiah
J Contemp Brachytherapy 2021; 13, 6: 627–632
Online publish date: 2021-12-30
 
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5114/jcb.2021.112113
Original paper

Value of tube combined with real-time ultrasound-guided accurate interstitial high-dose-rate brachytherapy for post-operative pelvic side-wall recurrences of cervical cancer

Keita Mamady, Xi Chen, Bah Malick, Zhaohui Fang, Huixian Niu, Traoré Bangaly, Hong Liu
J Contemp Brachytherapy 2021; 13, 6: 633–640
Online publish date: 2021-12-30
 
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5114/jcb.2021.112114
Original paper

Comparing multichannel cylinder and 3D-printed applicators for vaginal cuff brachytherapy with preliminary exploration of post-hysterectomy vaginal morphology

Junfang Yan, Xue Qin, Fuquan Zhang, Xiaorong Hou, Lang Yu, Jie Qiu
J Contemp Brachytherapy 2021; 13, 6: 641–648
Online publish date: 2021-12-30
 
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5114/jcb.2021.112115
Original paper

Modified Houdek vault applicator for high-dose-rate brachytherapy: a technical report and case series

Revathy Krishnamurthy, Lavanya Gurram, Yogesh Ghadi, Dheera Aravindhan, Libin Scaria, Satish Kohle, Sudarshan Kadam, Supriya Chopra, Umesh Mahantshetty
J Contemp Brachytherapy 2021; 13, 6: 649–654
Online publish date: 2021-12-30
 
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5114/jcb.2021.112116
Original paper

Dosimetric impact of bladder filling on organs at risk with barium contrast in the small bowel for adjuvant vaginal cuff brachytherapy

María del Carmen Salas Buzón, Lucía Gutiérrez Bayard, Raquel Rodríguez Sanchez, Luis Ángel Quiñones Rodríguez, Sarah Sayago Gil, Cristina Muñoz Higueras
J Contemp Brachytherapy 2021; 13, 6: 655–662
Online publish date: 2021-12-30
 
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5114/jcb.2021.112117
Original paper

A single-institution review of image-guided brachytherapy for vaginal malignancies using customized molded applicators and interstitial needles

Emily Flower, Salman Zanjani, Gemma Busuttil, Emma Sullivan, Wayne Smith, Kathy Tran, David Thwaites, Jennifer Chard, Viet Do
J Contemp Brachytherapy 2021; 13, 6: 663–669
Online publish date: 2021-12-30
 
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5114/jcb.2021.110347
Original paper

Evaluation of the impact of EMBRACE II protocol in Spanish centers, with a large cohort of patients using a ranking index

Jose Chimeno, Naiara Fuentemilla, Paula Monasor, Francisco Celada, Elena Villafranca, Sílvia Rodriguez, María José Pérez-Calatayud, Santiago Pellejero, Jose Pérez-Calatayud
J Contemp Brachytherapy 2021; 13, 6: 680–686
Online publish date: 2021-12-30
 
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5114/jcb.2021.112119
Original paper

Is adaptive treatment planning for single-channel vaginal brachytherapy necessary?

Jan-Erik Palmgren, Jan Seppälä, Maarit Anttila
J Contemp Brachytherapy 2021; 13, 6: 687–693
Online publish date: 2021-12-30
 
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5114/jcb.2021.112120
Case report

Orbital mold brachytherapy for recurrent orbital mesenchymal chondrosarcoma: a case report

Eugene Yap, Stellar Cabrera, Maureen Bojador, Teresa Sy Ortin, Warren Bacorro
J Contemp Brachytherapy 2021; 13, 6: 694–700
Online publish date: 2021-12-30
 
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5114/jcb.2021.112121
 
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