By Klaus-Rüdiger Trott MD, Friedrich-Hugo Kamprad MD, Guido Hildebrandt MD (auth.), Michael Heinrich Seegenschmiedt MD, Hans-Bruno Makoski MD, Klaus-Rüdiger Trott MD, Luther W. Brady MD (eds.)
This quantity discusses the overall heritage, radiobiology, radiophysics and scientific functions of radiation treatment within the therapy of non-malignant illnesses. inside of 39 chapters, it files the reason and symptoms for using state of the art radiotherapy for varied non-malignant problems of the CNS, head and neck, eye, epidermis and gentle tissues, bone and joints, and the vascular procedure. In so doing, it attracts cognizance to and elucidates the scope for program of radiotherapy past the therapy of malignancies. either the hazards and the advantages of such remedy are absolutely thought of, the previous starting from minor medical difficulties to life-threatening illnesses. With the help of many tables and coloured figures, the vast facts from medical reviews are provided in a well-structured and informative manner. each one bankruptcy concludes with an inventory of key issues, permitting the reader to quick understand the most proof. due to the fact that this procedure bargains an interdisciplinary viewpoint, this ebook can be of curiosity not just to radiotherapists but additionally to many different practitioners and clinical experts, for instance orthopedists, surgeons, and ophthalmologists.