Postirradiation otitis media with effusion in nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients treated by intensity-modulated radiotherapy.

@article{Hsin2013PostirradiationOM,
  title={Postirradiation otitis media with effusion in nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients treated by intensity-modulated radiotherapy.},
  author={C. H. Hsin and Tsai-Hsin Chen and Kai-Li Liang and Hsien-Chun Tseng and Wen-Shan Liu},
  journal={The Laryngoscope},
  year={2013},
  volume={123 9},
  pages={2148-53}
}
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS Postirradiation otitis media with effusion (OME) is a common adverse otologic effect in nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) patients treated by radiotherapy. The purpose of this study was to determine the long-term incidence of postirradiation OME in NPC patients following intensity-modulated radiotherapy (IMRT) and to evaluate the potential factors associated with the development of this otologic complication. STUDY DESIGN Retrospective observational study. METHODS A… CONTINUE READING
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