Ventricular tachycardia (VT) is one of the major cause of death among coronary heart disease and heart failure patients. Nuclear Medicine technique is able to target the location through molecular probes and specific markers, as well as to assess coronary artery blood flow distribution, myocardial activity, and sympathetic nerve distributions
Features / strengths
Cardiovascular Center and Radiation Oncology Department applied low-dose stereotactic radiotherapy at 12 Gy and the combination of 3D stereotactic stacking radiation techniques, it successfully achieved therapeutic effects while ensuring cardiac functions. Comparing to conventional 25 Gy radiotherapy, our team successfully reduced radiation doses within the heart by 58-98%, thereby lowering side effect risks.
Specification in detail
Far Eastern Memorial Hospital