Treating oral mucositis with a supersaturated calcium phosphate rinse: comparison with control in patients undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation

@inproceedings{Markiewicz2012TreatingOM,
  title={Treating oral mucositis with a supersaturated calcium phosphate rinse: comparison with control in patients undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation},
  author={Miroslaw Markiewicz and Monika Dzierzak-Mietla and Andrzej Frankiewicz and Patrycja Zielinska and Anna Koclega and Malgorzata Kruszelnicka and Slawomira Kyrcz-Krzemień},
  booktitle={Supportive Care in Cancer},
  year={2012}
}
Of patients undergoing allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT), 75 % or more experience oral mucositis, a painful acute complication that can delay discharge, interrupt treatment, and threaten life. To evaluate the efficacy of a supersaturated calcium phosphate rinse (SCPR), we compared it with customary care—topical mouth solutions—on measures of severity and consequent interventions and complications. In this randomized controlled trial, 40 patients undergoing allogeneic… CONTINUE READING
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