Strahlenbehandlung von nicht-malignen erkrankungen: Grundsatze und empfehlungen

Translated title of the contribution: Radiotherapy for non-malignant diseases: Principles and recommendations

M. H. Seegenschmiedt, H. B. Makoski, W. Haase, M. Molls

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The plenty options and high quality of radiation therapy for non- malignant disorders is not well known outside the field of radiology. It is necessary to transfer this information to cooperating general practitioners, surgeons, orthopedics and other specialists. To warrant quality assurance and quality control and to allow a uniform performance of radiotherapy on non- malignant conditions, general guidelines and recommendations according to the German Working Group of Scientific Medical Societies are useful. This paper summarizes the essential aspects of radiotherapy for non-malignant diseases; indication of, informed consent for, documentation and conduct of radiation therapy for non-malignant diseases using orthovoltage equipment and specific recommendations for follow up examinations. Radiotherapy concepts for non- malignant diseases are summarized.

Translated title of the contributionRadiotherapy for non-malignant diseases: Principles and recommendations
Original languageGerman
Pages (from-to)371-377
Number of pages7
Issue number10-12
StatePublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes


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