Sucralfate cream in the management of moist desquamation during radiotherapy.

@article{Delaney1997SucralfateCI,
  title={Sucralfate cream in the management of moist desquamation during radiotherapy.},
  author={Geoff P Delaney and Richard John Fisher and Christa Hook and Michael Bernard Barton},
  journal={Australasian radiology},
  year={1997},
  volume={41 3},
  pages={270-5}
}
Randomized trials have shown that sucralfate is effective in the management of acute radiation reactions such as oesophagitis, mucositis and proctitis. However, at the time of commencement of the present trial, it had never been used in the management of moist desquamation of the skin. The purpose of the present study was to assess the value of sucralfate cream in the management of moist desquamation during radiotherapy. Patients who developed moist desquamation during radiation were eligible… CONTINUE READING

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