Acute Side Effects of Radiation Therapy : A Guide to Management

This book provides clear guidance on how to manage a wide range of side effects frequently encountered when treating patients with radiation therapy. For each potential side effect, incidence, mechanism, symptoms, and grading are carefully described. All aspects of management are addressed, drawing...

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Main Author: Sourati, Ainaz (Author)
Other Authors: Ameri, Ahmad (Author)
Malekzadeh, Mona (Author)
Corporate Authors: SpringerLink (online služba)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham : Springer International Publishing, 2017
Genre/form:elektronické knihy
Online Access:Full-text
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Table of Contents:
  • Normal tissue response to radiotherapy
  • Radioprotection
  • Acute radiation syndrome
  • Skin toxicity
  • Fatigue
  • Hair loss
  • Orbital toxicity
  • Hematologic toxicity
  • Ear toxicity
  • Brain toxicity
  • Mocusal toxicity
  • Laryngeal toxicity
  • Loss of taste
  • Xerostomia
  • Esophagitis
  • Pericarditis
  • Pneumonitis
  • Hepatic injury
  • Gastritis
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Pproctitis
  • Entritis& diarrhoea