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Modification of late radiation damage in the rectum of rats by deproteinized calf blood serum (ActoHorm) and pentoxifylline (PTX).

@article{Tamou1994ModificationOL,
  title={Modification of late radiation damage in the rectum of rats by deproteinized calf blood serum (ActoHorm) and pentoxifylline (PTX).},
  author={S. Tamou and K. Trott},
  journal={Strahlentherapie und Onkologie : Organ der Deutschen Rontgengesellschaft ... [et al]},
  year={1994},
  volume={170 7},
  pages={
          415-20
        }
}
  • S. Tamou, K. Trott
  • Published 1994
  • Medicine
  • Strahlentherapie und Onkologie : Organ der Deutschen Rontgengesellschaft ... [et al]
  • PURPOSE Prevention and treatment of radiation-induced late rectal ulcer using deproteinized calf blood serum (ActoHorm) or pentoxifylline. MATERIALS AND METHODS Rectal ulcers were induced in Wistar rats using single X-ray doses of 20, 22 and 24 Gy. ActoHorm or pentoxifylline were given at various times after irradiation. The induced rectal damage was assessed by clinical examination, rectoscopy and histology of the post-mortem specimens. RESULTS Neither ActoHorm nor pentoxifylline affected… CONTINUE READING
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