Alteration of the blood-brain barrier after irradiation: implication in boron neutron capture therapy.

Abstract

The radiobiological and clinical data concerning the alteration of the blood-brain barrier (BBB) after cerebral irradiation are reviewed. Several boron neutron capture therapy (BNCT) programs are at present under study in Europe and in the USA. In these programs, irradiation is considered to be delivered in several fractions, and one could also imagine, in… (More)

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