radiodermatitis


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radiodermatitis

[¦rad·ē·ō‚dər·mə′tīd·əs]
(medicine)
Degenerative changes in the skin following excessive exposure to ionizing radiation. Also known as radiation dermatitis.
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The opportunity in the global radiodermatitis market was worth USD 299.
The development and severity of radiodermatitis depends on multiple patient and treatment factors which include the total radiation dose administered, the duration of radiotherapy, and concomitant treatment with chemotherapy.
The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape of Radiodermatitis
Delayed health effects include carcinogenesis, cataracts, chronic radiodermatitis, and decreased fertility, which may appear months to years after radiation exposure.
Several miracles have been attributed to his intercession; that which was considered for his canonization was the cure from cancerous radiodermatitis of Spanish surgeon Manuel Nevado Rey in 1994.
For example, 2 or 3 students might develop a presentation on radiodermatitis for a radiation biology and protection class.
an oncology-based pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics to protect cancer patients from the side effects of radiotherapy and chemotherapy, announced that its collaborators at the University of Wisconsin - Madison have begun enrolling patients in a clinical trial designed to determine if ProCertus' product, DermX, can safely prevent radiodermatitis in post-surgical breast cancer patients receiving radiation therapy.
Then delayed sternal osteoradiomyelitis and radiodermatitis came into being 10 years later, treated with postautologous skin flap transplantation.
Amongst the enrolled subjects 31 patients (31%) were classified as suffering from acute radiodermatitis while another 11 as chronic radiodermatitis (11%).
Long-Pulsed Dye Laser ABD Intense Pulsed Light for the Treatment of Chronic Radiodermatitis After Breast Cancer: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Peter Nymann, Lene Hedelund, Merete Haedersdal Bispebjerg University Hospital ~ Copenhagen, Denmark