CAUSES OF RADIATION CYSTITIS IN PATIENTS AFTER RADIOTHERAPY FOR SMALL PELVIC MALIGNANCIES

Onkourologiâ. 2009;5(1):39-43 DOI 10.17650/1726-9776-2009-5-1-39-43

 

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Journal Title: Onkourologiâ

ISSN: 1726-9776 (Print); 1996-1812 (Online)

Publisher: ABV-press

Society/Institution: Russian Cancer Urology Society

LCC Subject Category: Medicine

Country of publisher: Russian Federation

Language of fulltext: Russian

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AUTHORS

A. D. Kaprin (Department of Urology, Russian Radiology Research Center, Russian Agency for Medical Technologies, Moscow)
V. V. Pasov (Department of Urology, Russian Radiology Research Center, Russian Agency for Medical Technologies, Moscow)
S. V. Korolev (Department of Urology, Russian Radiology Research Center, Russian Agency for Medical Technologies, Moscow)
O. V. Terekhov (Department of Urology, Russian Radiology Research Center, Russian Agency for Medical Technologies, Moscow)

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Time From Submission to Publication: 10 weeks

 

Abstract | Full Text

<p>Whether it is expedient and possible to effectively affect the tumors of the urinary bladder by ionizing irradiation remains urgent not onlydue to a rise in the rate of primary carcinoma at this site, but also to the late diagnosis and high incidence of recurrences after surgical andmultimodality treatment. The paper describes the causes of radiation cystitis in patients after radiotherapy for small pelvic neoplasms andconsiders the currently available methods and technologies for eliminating these causes. </p><p> </p>