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[Therapy trends in the prevention of radiation-induced diarrhea after pelvic and abdominal irradiation. Results of a tricenter study].

Authors
  • Hombrink, J
  • Voss, A C
  • Fröhlich, D
  • Glatzel, M
  • Krauss, A
  • Glaser, F H
Type
Published Article
Journal
Strahlentherapie und Onkologie : Organ der Deutschen Röntgengesellschaft ... [et al]
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1995
Volume
171
Issue
1
Pages
49–53
Identifiers
PMID: 7839305
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

In comparison to the symptomatic treatment of radiation enteritis the prophylactic application of Smectite is able to reduce the diarrhea from the beginning of radiotherapy or at least to reduce the pathological frequency of stool and therefore to increase the quality of life.

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