Radiation injury to intestine following hysterectomy and adjuvant radiotherapy for cervical cancer.

@article{Chen2004RadiationIT,
  title={Radiation injury to intestine following hysterectomy and adjuvant radiotherapy for cervical cancer.},
  author={Shang-Wen Chen and Ji-An Liang and Shih Neng Yang and Yao-Ching Hung and Lian-Shung Yeh and An-Cheng Shiau and F Lin},
  journal={Gynecologic oncology},
  year={2004},
  volume={95 1},
  pages={
          208-14
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the risk factors for nonrectal radiation-induced intestinal injury (NRRIII) following adjuvant radiotherapy (RT) for cervical cancer using a retrospective review of medical records. METHODS From September 1992 to December 1998, 164 patients with uterine cervical cancer that had completed their allocated adjuvant radiotherapy at the Chinese Medical University Hospital were enrolled for NRRIII analysis. The patients were classified into two groups according to the extent… CONTINUE READING

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