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AIMS The present study was done to assess the effect of three alcohol-free mouthwashes on radiation-induced oral mucositis in patients with head and neck malignancies. MATERIALS AND METHODS Eighty patients with head and neck malignancies, scheduled to undergo curative radiotherapy, were randomly assigned to receive one of the three alcohol-free test(More)
CONTEXT Mechanism-based classification (MBC) was established with current evidence and physical therapy (PT) management methods for both cancer and for noncancer pain. AIMS This study aims to describe the efficacy of MBC-based PT in persons with primary complaints of cancer pain. SETTINGS AND DESIGN A prospective case series of patients who attended the(More)
OBJECTIVE Overexpression of epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) in many cancers makes it an attractive therapeutic target. This study evaluated the clinical utility of nimotuzumab, a monoclonal anti-EGFR antibody, used concurrently with radiotherapy (RT) and chemoradiotherapy (CRT) in squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck (SCCHN). METHODS This(More)
INTRODUCTION The study was intended to analyse the burden of Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) and associated intestinal pathogens from children with diarrhoea who were hospitalized in a tertiary care teaching hospital of South India. MATERIALS AND METHODS Stool samples from 138 children with diarrhoea belonging to the age group 0-14 years were(More)
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