Radiation induced brachial plexopathy

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Radiation induced brachial plexopathy

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The terms "Radiation induced brachial plexopathy" returned 3 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Radiation-induced brachial plexopathy in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma: a retrospective study.
 

Author(s): Zhaoxi Cai, Yi Li, Zhen Hu, Ruying Fu, Xiaoming Rong, Rong Wu, Jinping Cheng, Xiaolong Huang, Jinjun Luo, Yamei Tang

Journal: Oncotarget. 2016 Apr;7(14):18887-95.

 

Radiation-induced brachial plexopathy (RIBP) is one of the late complications in nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) patients who received radiotherapy. We conducted a retrospective study to investigate its clinical characteristics and risk factors.Thirty-onepatients with RIBP after radiotherapy ...

Last Updated: 14 Jul 2016

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Dose constraints to prevent radiation-induced brachial plexopathy in patients treated for lung cancer.
 

Author(s): Arya Amini, Jinzhong Yang, Ryan Williamson, Michelle L McBurney, Jeremy Erasmus, Pamela K Allen, Mandar Karhade, Ritsuko Komaki, Zhongxing Liao, Daniel Gomez, James Cox, Lei Dong, James Welsh

Journal: Int. J. Radiat. Oncol. Biol. Phys.. 2012 Mar;82(3):e391-8.

 

As the recommended radiation dose for non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) increases, meeting dose constraints for critical structures like the brachial plexus becomes increasingly challenging, particularly for tumors in the superior sulcus. In this retrospective analysis, we compared ...

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2012

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Radiation-induced brachial plexopathy: MR and clinical findings.
 

Author(s): B C Bowen, A Verma, A H Brandon, J A Fiedler

Journal: AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. ;17(10):1932-6.

 

A 54-year-old man had a slowly progressive bilateral brachial plexopathy 17 months after surgery and radiation therapy for a stage IV supraglottic carcinoma. MR imaging at presentation showed a symmetric pattern of parascalene and interscalene hyperintense signal on T2-weighted images ...

Last Updated: 26 Feb 1997

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