The effect of prophylactic oral vitamin C use on DNA double-strand breaks after abdominal contrast-enhanced CT: A preliminary study.

@article{Tao2019TheEO,
  title={The effect of prophylactic oral vitamin C use on DNA double-strand breaks after abdominal contrast-enhanced CT: A preliminary study.},
  author={Shu Min Tao and Fan Zhou and U. Joseph Schoepf and Andreas Fischer and Dante Giovagnoli and Zhu Xiao Lin and Chang sheng Zhou and Guang Ming Lu and Long Jiang Zhang},
  journal={European journal of radiology},
  year={2019},
  volume={117},
  pages={
          69-74
        }
}
PURPOSE To investigate the protective effect of oral Vitamin C on DNA double-strand breaks (DSBs) after abdominal contrast-enhanced CT examination. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sixty patients undergoing abdominal multiphase contrast-enhanced CT were divided into control group (n = 30) and prevention group (n = 30). Patients in the prevention group were orally administered 1 g Vitamin C 30-120 minutes prior to CT examination. Blood samples were obtained prior to and 5 min following CT examination for… CONTINUE READING

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