Sucralfate versus Mesalazine versus Hydrocortisone in the Prevention of Acute Radiation Proctitis during Conformal Radiotherapy for Prostate Carcinoma

@article{Sanguineti2003SucralfateVM,
  title={Sucralfate versus Mesalazine versus Hydrocortisone in the Prevention of Acute Radiation Proctitis during Conformal Radiotherapy for Prostate Carcinoma},
  author={Giuseppe Sanguineti and Paola Colli Franzone and Michela Marcenaro and F. Foppiano and Vito Vitale},
  journal={Strahlentherapie und Onkologie},
  year={2003},
  volume={179},
  pages={464-470}
}
To assess whether the topical use of steroids or 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA) is superior to sucralfate in preventing acute rectal toxicity during three-dimensional conformal radiotherapy (3DCRT) to 76 Gy. Patients and Methods: Patients undergoing 3DCRT for prostate carcinoma at our institution were offered to be randomized to sucralfate 3 g in 15 ml suspension enema (Antepsin®), mesalazine 4 g gel enema (Enterasyn®), or hydrocortisone 100 mg foam enema (Colifoam®). Randomization was blind to… CONTINUE READING
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