A survey of Belgian practice for non-malignant diseases.

[A survey of Belgian practice for non-malignant diseases]. Cancer Radiother. 2020 Jan 21;: Authors: Van Houtte P, Remouchamps V, Lievens Y, Belgian College for Physicians in Radiation Oncology Abstract Two prior surveys were carried out in 1995 and 1999 to evaluate the use of radiotherapy in the treatment of non-malignant disease. In 2016, the same questionnaire was used and sent to the 24 centers of the country: 22 responded. A major decrease was observed in the number of patients treated: 360 in 2016 in contrast to 954 in 1999 and 1113 in 1995. The most frequent indications remain the prevention of heterotopic bone formation, keloids or gynecomastia. A new indication was observed: trigeminal nevralgia treated with radiosurgery. Two frequent indications in the past disappeared: the prevention of coronary restenosis and the macular degeneration. A great agreement was observed regarding the possible indications for radiotherapy but also to avoid it for inflammatory pathologies. PMID: 31980359 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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