radiation-induced mucositis

radiation-induced mucositis

Inflammation of the lining of the mouth due to radiation injury to the head and/or neck.
See also: mucositis
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To date, there is no therapeutically active agent to effectively guard against radiation-induced mucositis and the search continues to find useful preparations for this purpose.
Radiation-induced mucositis has also been associated with the release of inflammatory cytokines, such as TNF-[alpha] (Ong et al.
Treatment with STW 5 exerted protective effects against the radiation-induced mucositis in rats, both histologically and biochemically.
Radiation-induced mucositis (RIM) is experienced in about 80% patients with head and neck cancers undergoing radiation therapy1.
Strategies for managing radiation-induced mucositis in head and neck cancer.
Low-energy He/Ne laser in the prevention of radiation-induced mucositis.
10) There is good evidence that Benzydamine hydrochloride mouthwash is effective in improving the symptoms of radiation-induced mucositis in patients with head and neck cancer.
Randomized trial of a chlorhexidine mouthwash for alleviation of radiation-induced mucositis.
Foote RL, et al: Randomized trial of a chlorhexidine mouthwash for alleviation of radiation-induced mucositis.
OTC: CBIA), is pleased to announce that the South African Medicines Control Council has granted approval for a Phase II study in 30 cancer patients evaluating the protective effect of CB1400 on the gastrointestinal tract from radiation-induced mucositis.
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