Brachytherapy
... of the incision and grows again after the surgery. This is why internal radiation (brachytherapy) that targets the organ or tissue involved comprehensively, extending beyond a sharply defined incision, ...
... the expected adverse effects play a crucial role in the selection of a therapy. Brachytherapy, a special form of "internal" radiation has not only proven to be highly effective, but also has proven to ...
Less occurrence of bladder and colon cancer after brachytherapy than after surgery and radiation The risk to develop a bladder or colorectal cancer as a secondary tumor after radiation, e.g., brachytherapy, ...
... invasive techniques, such as internal radiation. During the so-called brachytherapy, smallest radiation sources are placed directly into the prostate under ultrasound control. Thus, brachytherapy has a ...
... the placement of tiny radiation sources (radioactive seeds) directly into the prostate (brachytherapy), intensity-modulated radiotherapy, and image-guided radiation allow for highly precise irradiation ...
... hyperplasia (BPH). In addition to his pioneer work during the introduction of the brachytherapy in Germany, he has extensive clinical experience with surgical techniques for the treatment of prostate hyperplasia, ...
... invasive techniques, such as internal radiation. During the so-called brachytherapy, smallest radiation sources are placed directly into the prostate under ultrasound control. Thus, brachytherapy has a ...
Paradigm change in the therapy of localized prostate cancer If prostate cancer is detected at an early stage, surgeries, brachytherapy and external irradiation offer equal chance of recovery. Since a ...
Recent study has shown higher survival probability in patients with short-term increase in PSA after brachytherapy Patients who evidence a PSA bounce in the first years after brachytherapy (internal ...
10. Overview Scope of Services
(Urologie/Urologie)
Urological Oncology Open and endoscopic tumor surgery Brachytherapy for prostate cancer Afterloading therapy Iodine seed implantation Chemotherapy / Immunotherapy Transurethrale Resektion der Prostata ...
... should be on achieving optimal recovery rates with minimal side effects. Suitable for this are mainly modern radiotherapy techniques, such as brachytherapy. Unlike in radical prostatectomy, with the "internal ...
12. Membership - P. Derakhshani, M.D.
(Urologie/Ärzteteam)
Dr. Pedram Derakhshani is a member of the following organizations and associations: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Urologie (DGU) American Brachytherapy Society Westdeutsches Prostatazentrum International ...
Books S. Neubauer, P. Derakhshani, G. Spira Prostate Brachytherapy in Therapeutic Energy Applications in Urology: Standards and Recent Developements Chaussy et. al (Hrsg.), Thieme 2005, ISBN 1-58890-428-8 ...
14. Scientific Works - S. Neubauer, M.D.
(Urologie/Ärzteteam)
... Urban & Vogel GmbH  Neubauer S, Derakhshani P, Weise C, Spira G Interstitial low-dose-rate mono-brachytherapy with I125 – relapse-free survival anddosimetric outcome for localised prostate cancer ...
15. Modern Therapies
(Urologie/Urologie)
... strands since August 2000. The published conclusive success rates of the American work groups provided us with the additional affirmation needed to perform this brachytherapy. Within the scope of the latest ...
16. Quality Assurance
(Urologie/Urologie)
... experience in performing brachytherapy, at least 60 to 80 implantations per year should be performed by the same team. The team of the West German Prostate Center has performed more than 2500 brachytherapy ...
17. Info Portal Operation.de
(Urologie/Kooperationen)
... established surgical reports/documentation for brachytherapy and  LIFE diode laser therapy. With their experience and documentation, they support persons seeking advice free of charge and explain ...
18. International Patients
(Urologie/Kooperationen)
... Prostate Center has specialized in the treatment of prostate cancer with innovative advanced-technology radiation therapy, the so-called brachytherapy. Since founding of the interdisciplinary center in ...
19. West German Prostate Center
(Urologie/Kooperationen)
... innovative techniques and modern radiotherapy, known as brachytherapy. Since the founding of the interdisciplinary center in 2002, more than 1500 seed implantations and 2500 afterloading therapy have been ...
20. Radical Prostatectomy
(Leistungen/Operationen)
... the prostate.  The long-term results of these surgeries are comparable to those of brachytherapy if the cancer is still in its early state. The radical prostectomy (removal of the prostate) can be ...
21. Hormon Therapy
(Leistungen/Prostatakarzinom)
... external radiation or brachytherapy may be useful.   Patients with metastatic prostate cancer In patients with advanced prostate cancer in which metastases in the bones or other organs have ...
22. Seed Implantation
(Leistungen/Prostatakarzinom)
... of brachytherapy patients. This is significantly less than after a surgery. Erectile dysfunction is noted to not occur directly after treatment as is the case with surgical removal of the prostate, but ...
23. Brachytherapy
(Leistungen/Prostatakarzinom)
... treatment for patients with prostate cancer in the early stages is available with the brachytherapy. There are two fundamental techniques of the brachytherapy: - Seed-Implantation (LDR-Brachytherapie) ...
24. Afterloading
(Leistungen/Prostatakarzinom)
The most effective and most meaningful treatment for patients with advanced or aggressive prostate cancer is the afterloading therapy.  In the afterloading of the brachytherapy, a temporary short-term ...
25. Therapies
(Leistungen/Prostatakarzinom)
... cancer to the prostate. Can be used with warranted results: • Brachytherapy (internal radiation) • External (outer) irradiation • Surgical removal of the prostate by way of radical surgery All the methods ...
26. Choline-PET/CT
(Leistungen/Prostatakarzinom)
... PET/CT machine.   Since the 11C-choline-PET/CT procedure is still in its trial phases, the examination should only be performed selectively, such as for patients after a brachytherapy, radiation ...
27. Pedram Derakhshani, M.D.
(Urologie/Ärzteteam)
... cryotherapy and HDR afterloading therapy. Dr. Derakhshani is a nationally and internationally renowned brachytherapy expert and has published numerous significant works in his field of expertise.   ...
28. Stephan Neubauer, M.D.
(Urologie/Ärzteteam)
... years in the treatment of prostate carcinoma and the benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). In addition to his pioneering work during the introduction of the brachytherapy in Germany, he has extensive clinical ...
... alternative procedures for the complete removal of the prostate, the brachytherapy has proven to be a successful procedure. During the so-called seed implantation, the smallest radioactive iodine seeds ...
... carcinoma“, underlines Derakhshani.  Especially in refined procedures such as the brachytherapy (internal radiation), it is of great advantage to have a precise knowledge about  the exact location ...
... prostate cancer, the patient consultation, and the continuing education and training for physicians.“ The focal point in the research is here brachytherapy, an innovative method of modern radiation therapy. ...
... methods of radiotherapy, such as the brachytherapy. Unlike surgical removal of the prostate, LDR brachytherapy requires no incisions and leaves the prostate gland intact. With the ultra sound implantation ...
... distress; and IGRT shows a substantially lower incidence of both impotence and incontinence than surgery or external beam irradiation.       As pioneers in the area of brachytherapy ...
  What has already been evidenced in numerous international studies1, has now been confirmed by leading experts: prostate cancer patients, who receive brachytherapy (internal beam radiation), suffer ...
... (BPH). In addition to his pioneer work during the introduction of the brachytherapy in Germany, he has extensive clinical experience with surgical techniques for the treatment of prostate hyperplasia, ...
... continues Dr. Neal. For prostate cancer patients, the focus should be rather on achieving an optimal survival rates with minimal side effects. Modern radiotherapy methods, like brachytherapy, are here ...
... prostate cancer patients actually receive more rarely curative (healing) therapy such as radiotherapy, brachytherapy or surgery than their younger fellow sufferers. Instead, men at an older age are more ...
... the researchers, the higher number of men who have no control over their bladder is mainly due to damage of the abdominal muscles occurring during the surgery. Brachytherapy: Less stressful on the bladder "The ...
... Treatment in such cases is then often too late, because metastases could possibly have formed already. Side effects of the treatment: Brachytherapy “We are still not able to monitor patients with a low-risk ...
Current results of the two-year SPIRIT-Study prove clear advantages of the brachytherapy Higher quality of life, rarely occurring incontinence and improved erectile function. The latest results from ...