The effect of Amifostine (Ethyol) on intestinal anastomosis in rats with radiation enteritis


Ozdemir C. S., Burgazli K. M., Beken-Ozdemir E., Akdere H., Mericliler M., Ozcelik M. F.

EUROPEAN REVIEW FOR MEDICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCES, vol.17, no.10, pp.1351-1359, 2013 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN REVIEW FOR MEDICAL AND PHARMACOLOGICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1351-1359
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Preoperative radiotherapy in colorectal cancers is being used as an adjuvant therapy with increasing frequency. Postoperative complications in early and late periods in various ratios are reported. It has also been shown that radiation has a delaying effect on wound healing and this effect is dose-dependent.