Prevention of oral mucositis due to 5-fluorouracil treatment with oral cryotherapy


Baydar M., Dikilitas M. , Sevinc A., Aydogdu I.

JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, cilt.97, ss.1161-1164, 2005 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 97 Konu: 8
  • Basım Tarihi: 2005
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1161-1164

Özet

Introduction: One of the most common and important side effects of 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) is mucositis with ulcerations in the oral cavity. We investigated the effects of local cryotherapy on mucositis incidence administrated during 5-FU treatment.