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The kidneys are the dose-limiting organs for radiotherapy to upper abdominal cancers and during total body irradiation. The… Expand Abstract Since September 11, 2001, there has been the recognition of a plausible threat from acts of terrorism, including… Expand In 1984, Loskutoff et al. () purified plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) from conditioned media of cultured… Expand BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE
Previous studies showed that progression of established radiation nephropathy could be delayed by… Expand Captopril protects rat lung from radiation-induced pneumonitis and fibrosis and preserves function and survival in experimental… Expand An analysis of the normal tissue effects of irradiation of the kidney is presented. Various clinical syndromes resulting from… Expand The marked radiosensitivity of renal tissue represents a limitation on the total radiotherapeutic dose that safely can be applied… Expand Renal function was prospectively analyzed in 26 evaluable patients, irradiated to various doses on their kidneys for neoplastic… Expand Eighteen patients with gastrointestinal and retroperitoneal non-Hodgkin's lymphoma received abdominal radiotherapy as their… Expand The pronounced radiosensitivity of renal tissue limits the total radiotherapeutic dose that can be applied safely to treatment… Expand