SAVI® Brachy — Clinical Data

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Peer Reviewed: Fisher B, Daugherty L, Shaikh T, et al. (2012) Tumor bed-to-skin distance using accelerated partial-breast irradiation with the strut-adjusted volume implant device. Brachytherapy. 2012;11(5):387-391. doi:10.1016/j.brachy.2011.09.009

Peer Reviewed: Yashar CM, Scanderbeg D, Kuske R, et al. (2011) Initial clinical experience with the Strut-Adjusted Volume Implant (SAVI) breast brachytherapy device for accelerated partial-breast irradiation (APBI): first 100 patients with more than 1 year of follow-up. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011;80(3):765-770. doi:10.1016/j.ijrobp.2010.02.018

Peer Reviewed: Scanderbeg D, Yashar C, White G, Rice R, Pawlicki T (2010) Evaluation of three APBI techniques under NSABP B-39 guidelines. J Appl Clin Med Phys. 2009;11(1):3021. Published 2009 Dec 3. doi:10.1120/jacmp.v11i1.3021

Peer Reviewed: Manoharan, Sivasubramanian R et al. (2010) Dosimetry evaluation of SAVI-based HDR brachytherapy for partial breast irradiation. Journal of medical physics vol. 35,3 (2010): 131-6. doi:10.4103/0971-6203.62127

Peer Reviewed: Bloom ES, Kirsner S, Mason BE, et al. (2010) Accelerated partial breast irradiation using the strut-adjusted volume implant single-entry hybrid catheter in brachytherapy for breast cancer in the setting of breast augmentation. Brachytherapy. 2011;10(3):178-183. doi:10.1016/j.brachy.2010.06.008

Peer Reviewed: Gurdalli S, Kuske RR, Quiet CA, Ozer M. (2010) Dosimetric performance of Strut-Adjusted Volume Implant: a new single-entry multicatheter breast brachytherapy applicator. Brachytherapy. 2011;10(2):128-135. doi:10.1016/j.brachy.2010.03.002

Peer Reviewed: Scanderbeg D, Yashar C, Rice R, Pawlicki T (2009) Clinical implementation of a new HDR brachytherapy device for partial breast irradiation. Radiotherapy and Oncology. 2009;90(1):36-42.


Peer Reviewed: Smith GL, Xu Y, Buchholz TA, et al. (2012) Association between treatment with brachytherapy vs whole-breast irradiation and subsequent mastectomy, complications, and survival among older women with invasive breast cancer. JAMA. 2012;307(17):1827-1837. doi:10.1001/jama.2012.3481

Peer Reviewed: Presley CJ, Soulos PR, Herrin J, et al. (2012) Patterns of use and short-term complications of breast brachytherapy in the national medicare population from 2008-2009. J Clin Oncol. 2012;30(35):4302-4307. doi:10.1200/JCO.2012.43.5297

Peer Reviewed: Hepel JT, Wazer DE. (2012) A comparison of brachytherapy techniques for partial breast irradiation. Brachytherapy. 2012;11(3):163-175. doi:10.1016/j.brachy.2011.06.001

Peer Reviewed: Hoopes DJ, Kaziska D, Chapin P, et al. (2012) Patient preferences and physician practice patterns regarding breast radiotherapy. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012;82(2):674-681. doi:10.1016/j.ijrobp.2010.11.077

Guinot, J.L., Tortajada, M.I., Carrascosa, M. et al. (2011) Ten-year results of a phase II study with a single fraction of high-dose-rate brachytherapy (FAST-boost) after whole breast irradiation in invasive breast carcinoma. Clin Transl Oncol 14, 109–115 (2012).

Jona A. Hattangadi, Nathan Taback, Bridget A. Neville, Jay R. Harris, Rinaa S. Punglia (2011) Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation Using Brachytherapy for Breast Cancer: Patterns in Utilization and Guideline Concordance, JNCI: Journal of the National Cancer Institute, Volume 104, Issue 1, 4 January 2012, Pages 29–41

Ojeda-Fournier H, Olson L, Rochelle M, Hodgens B, Tong E, Yashar C (2011) Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation and Posttreatment Imaging Evaluation. RadioGraphics 2011; 31:1701–1716.

Holmes, D.R. (2011) Ongoing Consideration of Cavity Evaluation Devices in the Treatment of Breast Cancer. Ann Surg Oncol 18, 1809 (2011).

Peer Reviewed: Kuske R, Zannis V. (2011) Spacer balloons prior to partial breast irradiation: helpful or hurtful?. Ann Surg Oncol. 2011;18(7):1807-1808. doi:10.1245/s10434-011-1682-7

Shah, et al. (2011) Twelve-year clinical outcomes and patterns of failure with accelerated partial breast irradiation versus whole-breast irradiation: Results of a matched-pair analysis. 2011;100(2):210-214.

Peer Reviewed: Smith GL, Xu Y, Buchholz TA, et al. (2011) Brachytherapy for accelerated partial-breast irradiation: a rapidly emerging technology in breast cancer care. J Clin Oncol. 2011;29(2):157-165. doi:10.1200/JCO.2009.27.0942

Peer Reviewed: Njeh CF, Saunders MW, Langton CM. (2010) Accelerated Partial Breast Irradiation (APBI): A review of available techniques. Radiat Oncol. 2010;5:90. Published 2010 Oct 4. doi:10.1186/1748-717X-5-90

Peer Reviewed: Patel RR, Christensen ME, Hodge CW, Adkison JB, Das RK. (2008) Clinical outcome analysis in “high-risk” versus “low-risk” patients eligible for national surgical adjuvant breast and bowel B-39/radiation therapy oncology group 0413 trial: five-year results. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008;70(4):970-973. doi:10.1016/j.ijrobp.2007.12.005

Kaufman S, et al. (2007) Long-term outcome and toxicity in a Phase I/II trial using high-dose-rate multicatheter interstitial brachytherapy for T1/T2 breast cancer. Brachytherapy. 2007;6(4):286-292

Polgar C, et al. (2007) Breast-Conserving Treatment With Partial or Whole Breast Irradiation for Low-Risk Invasive Breast Carcinoma—5-Year Results of a Randomized Trial. Int. J. Radiation Oncology Biol. Phys., Vol. 69, No. 3, pp. 694–702.

Peer Reviewed: Chen PY, Vicini FA, Benitez P, et al. Long-term cosmetic results and toxicity after accelerated partial-breast irradiation: a method of radiation delivery by interstitial brachytherapy for the treatment of early-stage breast carcinoma. Cancer. 2006;106(5):991-999. doi:10.1002/cncr.21681

Peer Reviewed: Arthur DW, Vicini FA (2005) Accelerated partial breast irradiation as a part of breast conservation therapy. J Clin Oncol. 2005;23(8):1726-1735. doi:10.1200/JCO.2005.09.045