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, vol.97, no.8, pp.1161-1164, 2005 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 97 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2005
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF THE NATIONAL MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1161-1164

Abstract

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.