TY - CHAP A1 - Carlos A. Zeituni A2 - Carla D. Souza A3 - Eduardo S. Moura A4 - Roberto Kenji Sakuraba A5 - Maria Elisa C.M. Rostelato A6 - Anselmo Feher A7 - João A. Moura A8 - Samir Somessari A9 - Osvaldo L. Costa ED1 - Kazushi Kishi Y1 - 2012-04-25 PY - 2012 T1 - Theoretical, Manufacturing and Clinical Application Aspects of a Prostate Brachytherapy I-125 Source in Brazil N2 - Importance of brachytherapy is currently increasing in cancer therapy. In brachytherapy each treatment is best fitted by physician's' hand, and appropriate arrangement and selection of radiation sources facilitates the fitting. This book is full of essences to make a breakthrough in radiation oncology by brachytherapy. I hope this book will encourage all people related. Contents 1: problem of currently popular dosimetric method; 2: Monte Carlo dose simulation of ruthenim-106/rhodium-106 eyes applicators; 3. Progress in Californium-252 neutron brachytherapy; 4. Clinical aspect of endobronchial brachytherapy in central airway tumor obstruction; 5. Review from principle and techniques of Iodine-125 production at nuclear reactor plant to their clinical practive in prostate cancer treatment; 6. Stereotactic Brachytherapy for Brain Tumors using Iodine-125 seed; 7. A brachytherapy procedure with organ-sparing hyaluronate gel injection for safe and eradicative reirradiation. BT - Brachytherapy SP - Ch. 4 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/35576 DO - 10.5772/35576 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2020-08-07 ER -