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The EGS5 code system schematic layout. The detailed geometry of each applicator as described above was input and checked for the simulations using the CG-VIEW program, which is a complementary part of the EGS5 package. The media used in the simulations are: Ag and Ru for the applicator, soft tissue [based on ICRU44: tissue, soft ICRU Four-Component (ICRU – 44, 1989)] as the filling of the eye. The CCA-type applicator simulation was visually inspected by tallying 200 primary electron tracks into the CG-VIEW program.

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1991]. Patients enrolled in the study were followed for up to ten years. Five year survival rates for stage I, II and III were 87%, 62% and 33% respectively, while ten year survival rates were 82%, 61% and 25%. , 1991]. The apparent reason lies in the dose rates that were utilized in these centers. They were about 40% higher and/or were given on a more frequent schedule. The lower dosing schedules put forth early on at the University of Kentucky by Dr. Maruyama were not only efficacious, but had the highest level of safety as it related to complications.

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