Radiation-Protective Agents

Known as: Agents, Radioprotective, Radiation Protective Agents, Radiation-Protective Drugs 
Drugs used to protect against ionizing radiation. They are usually of interest for use in radiation therapy but have been considered for other, e.g… (More)
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2008
2008
Protective clothing (PPC) can have negative effects on worker performance. Currently little is known about the metabolic effects… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
People may be exposed to ionizing radiation during radiotherapy or following exposure to radionuclides in nuclear medicine… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
Radiosensitizers are intended to enhance tumour cell killing while having much less effect on normal tissues. Some drugs target… (More)
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2004
2004
This study examined whether active or passive cooling during intermittent work reduced the heat strain associated with wearing… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
The effect of 0, 5, 6.25, 10, 12.5, 20, 25, 40, 50 and 80 mg/kg b. wt. of aqueous extract of triphala (an Ayurvedic herbal… (More)
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2001
Review
2001
Amifostine (Ethyoltrade mark, Alza Pharmaceuticals) is an inorganic thiophosphate cytoprotective agent known chemically as… (More)
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2000
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2000
Clinical experience shows that an increasing number of patients undergoing radiation treatment for recurring acromegaly or… (More)
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1996
Review
1996
Under certain conditions, many radioprotective thiols can be toxic, causing loss of colony-forming ability in cultured mammalian… (More)
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1990
1990
The most effective radioprotective agents exhibit toxicities that can limit their usefulness. It may be possible to use… (More)
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
A prospective study of patients receiving cis-diaminedichloroplatin II (DDP) was carried out to determine if risk factors could… (More)
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