radionecrosis


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radionecrosis

[¦rād·ē·ō·ne′krō·səs]
(pathology)
Destruction of living tissue by radiation.
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KEY WORDS: Radionecrosis, Hyperbaric oxygen therapy, Breast cancer.
Clinical implications of radionecrosis to the head and neck surgeon.
La radioterapia, por su parte, puede causar complicaciones en una etapa temprana o en una etapa tardia y estas consisten primordialmente en radionecrosis o leucoaraiosis, leucoencefalopatia, y por lo tanto, disfuncion cognitiva.
The CT showed an extensive area of radionecrosis in the left hemisphere causing a significant brain edema, with midline shift.
However, 18F-FDG PET is a useful technique, used in conjunction with MRI, for differentiating radionecrosis from active disease following gamma-knife treatment.
For practical purposes, complications of craniospinal irradiation include delayed radionecrosis and leukoencephalopathy.
A 67-year-old man with a history of laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma that had been treated with primary radiotherapy 20 years earlier developed laryngeal radionecrosis, and he underwent tracheotomy for airway obstruction at an outside hospital.
Patients reported as failure included those requiring either emergent surgical intervention due to hemorrhage, unresponsive radionecrosis with significant mass effect, and significant morbidity or mortality (negative disability changes).
The sensitivity and specificity of FDG PET in distinguishing recurrent brain tumor from radionecrosis in patients treated with stereotactic radiosurgery.
Even worse, over time this effect will progress, leading to fibrosis and spontaneous radionecrosis (death) of soft tissue or bone.
Analysys of the risk factors for mandibular bone radionecrosis after exclusive low dose-rate brachytherapy for oral cancer.
More serious exposure can lead to dermal radionecrosis, in which the exposed tissue dies over a period of weeks, Dr.