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Oral care of the cancer patient receiving radiation therapy

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Abstract

Radiation therapy is frequently being used for the patient with oral cancer. The survival rate is increasing, due to more effective treatment technique. The question of whether any teeth should be extracted, the mode of therapy and the side effects of radiation like Xerostomia, caries, stomatitis, trismus and osteo-radionecrosis and also post radiation care are discussed.
Authors:
Holtzhausen, T [1] 
  1. Medical Univ. of Southern Africa, Pretoria (South Africa). Dept. of Community Dentistry
Publication Date:
Jul 01, 1982
Product Type:
Journal Article
Reference Number:
AIX-14-717578; EDB-83-036596
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: J. Dent. Assoc. S. Afr.; (South Africa); Journal Volume: 37:7
Subject:
62 RADIOLOGY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE; 63 RADIATION, THERMAL, AND OTHER ENVIRON. POLLUTANT EFFECTS ON LIVING ORGS. AND BIOL. MAT.; NEOPLASMS; RADIOTHERAPY; ORAL CAVITY; SIDE EFFECTS; CARIES; DENTISTRY; FLUORIDES; IRRADIATION; OSTEORADIONECROSIS; PLAQUE FORMATION; POST-IRRADIATION THERAPY; TEETH; BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS; BIOLOGICAL RADIATION EFFECTS; DIGESTIVE SYSTEM; DISEASES; FLUORINE COMPOUNDS; HALIDES; HALOGEN COMPOUNDS; INJURIES; LOCAL RADIATION EFFECTS; MEDICINE; NECROSIS; NUCLEAR MEDICINE; PATHOLOGICAL CHANGES; RADIATION EFFECTS; RADIATION INJURIES; RADIOLOGY; SKELETAL DISEASES; THERAPY; 550603* - Medicine- External Radiation in Therapy- (1980-); 560151 - Radiation Effects on Animals- Man
OSTI ID:
6854221
Country of Origin:
South Africa
Language:
English
Other Identifying Numbers:
Journal ID: CODEN: DASJA
Submitting Site:
HEDB
Size:
Pages: 468-470
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Citation Formats

Holtzhausen, T. Oral care of the cancer patient receiving radiation therapy. South Africa: N. p., 1982. Web.
Holtzhausen, T. Oral care of the cancer patient receiving radiation therapy. South Africa.
Holtzhausen, T. 1982. "Oral care of the cancer patient receiving radiation therapy." South Africa.
@misc{etde_6854221,
title = {Oral care of the cancer patient receiving radiation therapy}
author = {Holtzhausen, T}
abstractNote = {Radiation therapy is frequently being used for the patient with oral cancer. The survival rate is increasing, due to more effective treatment technique. The question of whether any teeth should be extracted, the mode of therapy and the side effects of radiation like Xerostomia, caries, stomatitis, trismus and osteo-radionecrosis and also post radiation care are discussed.}
journal = {J. Dent. Assoc. S. Afr.; (South Africa)}
volume = {37:7}
journal type = {AC}
place = {South Africa}
year = {1982}
month = {Jul}
}