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    © 2015 Elsevier Ireland Ltd.This study applied a simulation method to map the temperature distribution based on magnetic resonance imaging of individual patients, and investigated the influence of different pelvic tissue types as well as the choice of thermal property parameters on the efficiency of endorectal cooling balloon. MR images of four subjects with different prostate sizes and pelvic tissue compositions, including fatty tissue and venous plexus, were analyzed. The MR images acquired us…Read more