The effect of irradiated volume on the chronic radiation damage of the rat large bowel.
- K. Trott, S. Tamou, T. Sassy, Z. Kiszel
- Medicine, PhysicsStrahlentherapie und Onkologie (Print)
- 1 June 1995
Different criteria are likely to apply for different types of damage even in one particular organ, and the volume or the proportion of an organ which receives the target dose is not always a useful criterium for optimizing treatment plans.
The effects of local X-irradiation on the distensibility of the rectum in rats.
Proctometry was performed on female Wistar rats following irradiation of the rectum with single doses of 15, 18 and 22 Gy of X-rays. The results indicated a progressive increase in distensibility…
Modification of late radiation damage in the rectum of rats by deproteinized calf blood serum (ActoHorm) and pentoxifylline (PTX).
The stimulation of mucosal epithelium with ActoHorm might, however, be effective in healing of superficial erosions of the intestinal mucosa.
Routine sterile glove and instrument change at the time of abdominal wound closure to prevent surgical site infection (ChEETAh): a pragmatic, cluster-randomised trial in seven low-income and…
Obstetrical Fistula: Clinical, Therapeutic and Prognostic Aspects at the Gynecology and Obstetrics Department of Borgou University Hospital Center in Benin
Of is observed in young women of childbearing age and VVF is the most common and the management is surgical with several operating techniques.