Game Changing Technology
The advances of 3D-CRT, IMRT and more recently IG-IMRT have significantly reduced rectal irradiation during PCa radiotherapy. To put things into perspective, over the last 20 years the median rV70 has dropped from 22% to 2.5% today, when using IMRT with SpaceOAR hydrogel.
Reduction in Rectal Dose Over Time
Rectal V70 Data, 79.2Gy x 44 Fractions
Anatomy With and Without SpaceOAR Hydrogel
The prostate and rectum are adjacent to one another; SpaceOAR hydrogel provides an added 1 cm of space.
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