Decreased essential antioxidants and increased lipid hydroperoxides following high-dose radiochemotherapy.

@article{Clemens1989DecreasedEA,
  title={Decreased essential antioxidants and increased lipid hydroperoxides following high-dose radiochemotherapy.},
  author={Michael R. Clemens and Claudia Ladner and T. Henning Schmidt and Gerhard Ehninger and Hermann Einsele and Erika B{\"u}hler and Hans Dlerck Waller and K. Fred Gey},
  journal={Free radical research communications},
  year={1989},
  volume={7 3-6},
  pages={
          227-32
        }
}
The blood from 19 patients having bone marrow transplantation was examined for the essential antioxidants alpha-tocopherol and beta-carotene as well as lipid hydroperoxides before, at and after bone marrow transplantation (BMT). Conditioning therapy, preceding BMT in order to achieve marrow ablation and immunosuppression, consists of high-dose chemotherapy which is mostly combined with total body irradiation (TBI). In order to see a possible difference between patients with and without… CONTINUE READING
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