Prostate brachytherapy seed migration to the right ventricle: Chest radiographs and CT appearances

Masayuki Matsuo, Masahiro Nakano, Shinya Hayashi, Satoshi Ishihara, Sunaho Maeda, Hiromi Uno, Osamu Tanaka, Masayuki Kanematsu, Takashi Deguchi, Hiroaki Hoshi, Takuma Aoyama, Hisayoshi Fujiwara

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Abstract

Transperineal interstitial prostate brachytherapy is increasingly used as a definitive treatment for early prostate cancer. After this treatment, seed migration to the heart is rarely frequently observed. The patient was experienced seed migration to the right ventricle after the treatment, it was difficult to diagnose in posteroanterior chest radiograph, but we were able to demonstrate it in multi-detector row computed tomography (MDCT).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)91-93
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Journal of Radiology Extra
Volume61
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 03-2007
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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