Radiation: Prostate Cancer VL

SpaceOAR® Hydrogel Procedure Demonstration- Juan Montoya

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(Length of Presentation: 10 min) Juan Montoya, Urologist, and President of the Urology Center of Colorado demonstrates the application technique for SpaceOAR® Hydrogel. A temporary space which separates the prostate from the rectum. With this separation, the volume of normal tissue exposed to the radiation is greatly reduced, potentially dramatically lowering the complications related to radiother...

Discussion on Prostate Rectum Spacing in Radiation Therapy - Lawrence Karsh

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(Length of Discussion: 15 min) Dr. Lawrence I. Karsh discusses SpaceOAR Hydrogel and it's use as a prostate-rectum spacer for treating prostate cancer with radiation therapy. He presents a study he took part in which aimed to evaluate the safety of the prostate-rectum spacer application technique as well as the following: the implant quality and resulting rectal dose reduction, acute and long term...

SpaceOAR® Hydrogel Application Video -Marcio Fagundes

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SpaceOAR ® System Application with Dr. Fagundes (Full Procedure) (Length of video - 10 minutes) Dr. Marcio Fagundes, Medical Director and Vice Chair at Miami Cancer Institute at Baptist Health South Florida, presents the technique to inject SpaceOAR ® or hydrogel between the prostate and the rectum via a transfer needle approach. The full procedure is demonstrated starting with pre-application pre...

Hydrogel Spacer Prospective Pivotal Trial - Neil Mariados

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Neil Mariados - Journal Club Review: Hydrogel Spacer Prospective Multicenter Randomized Controlled Pivotal Trial: Dosimetric and Clinical Effects of Perirectal Spacer Application in Men Undergoing Prostate Image Guided Intensity Modulated Radiation Therapy STUDY SUMMARY: Prostate radiation therapy rectal toxicity is largely due to the prostate-rectum proximity. A randomized, controlled, multicente...