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Table 2 Treatment scheme

From: Long-term biochemical results after high-dose-rate intensity modulated brachytherapy with external beam radiotherapy for high risk prostate cancer

Weeks External radiotherapy Brachytherapy
1st week 2 Gy/day × 4 days 1st HDR; 5th day (11.5 Gy)
2nd week 2 Gy/day × 5 days No
3rd week 2 Gy/day × 4 days 2nd HDR; 15th day (11.5 Gy)
4th week 2 Gy/day × 5 days No
5th week 2 Gy/day × 5 days No
Total dose 46 Gy/23 sessions 23 Gy/2 sessions
  1. HDR = high dose rate (brachytherapy)