Clinical Data

Publications in Radiation Oncology

Three papers have been accepted for publication in Radiation Oncology:

  • “Prostate stereotactic body radiotherapy with simultaneous integrated boost: which is the best planning method?” Abstract
  • “Feasibility and radiation-induced toxicity regarding the first application of transperineal implementation of biocompatible balloon for high dose radiotherapy in patients with prostate carcinoma” Abstract
  • “Application of an interstitial and biodegradable balloon system for prostate-rectum separation during prostate cancer radiotherapy: a prospective multi-center study” Abstract
Publication in prestigious Green Journal

Melchert et al. “Interstitial biodegradable balloon for reduced rectal dose during prostate radiotherapy: Results of a virtual planning investigation based on the pre- and post-implant imaging data of an international multicenter study”  Abstract

Other Publications, Posters and Abstracts
  • Latorzeff et al. Use of a Biodegradable, Contrast-Filled Rectal Spacer Balloon in Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy for Intermediate-Risk Prostate Cancer Patients: Dosimetric Gains in the BioPro-RCMI-1505 Study. Front. Oncolo. 2021. Publication
  • Vanneste et al. Is prostate cancer radiotherapy using implantable rectum spacers safe and effective in inflammatory bowel disease patients? Clinical and Translational Radiation Oncology 27 (2021). Publication
  • Herrera et al. 50-Gy Stereotactic Body Radiation Therapy to the Dominant Intraprostatic Nodule: Results From a Phase 1a/b Trial. Int J Radiation Oncol Biol Phys, 2019. Publication
  • Levy et al. Biodegradable Inflatable Balloon for Reducing Radiation Adverse Effects in Prostate Cancer. J Biomed Mater 2009 Publication
  • Ben-Yosef et al. A Novel Device for Protecting Rectum During Prostate Cancer Irradiation: In Vivo Data on a Large Mammal Model, Journal of Urology, 2009
  • Charas et. al, Perineal Biodegradable Balloon is Effective for both Sparing the Rectum and as a Fiducial Marker in Prostate Cancer Patients Treated with Mild Hypofractionation. Presented at ASTRO 2013. Poster
  • Melchert et al., Prostate Dose Escalation Potential with Less Rectal Dose by Using a Biodegradable Inflatable Balloon System: Dosimetry Results of a Multi-Center Study. Presented at ESTRO 2011. Poster
  • G. Kovacs et al.Transperineal Approach Insertion of Pro-Space, A Novel Biodegradable Inflatable Balloon System for Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy: Results of 24 Cases from a Prospective Multi-Center Study. Poster
  • G. Kovacs et al. Significant Rectal Dose Reduction During Prostate Cancer Radiotherapy Using Novel Biodegradable Inflatable Balloon System: Interim Results of a Prospective Multi-Center Study. Presented at ASTRO 2010. Abstract