Adverse Radiation Effects.

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Summary of "Adverse Radiation Effects."

Here we discuss the low risk of radiation-related complications after Leksell radiosurgery, as well as its diagnosis and management. Using multimodality imaging in the context of clinical suspicion of radiation injury clinicians can now start management with agents designed to reduce the progression of radiation vasculopathy. In more severe cases both medical and surgical management options can be offered.


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Name: Progress in neurological surgery
ISSN: 1662-3924
Pages: 138-148


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Persistent detrimental effects from treatment for a condition. Included are effects from surgery such as POSTOPERATIVE COMPLICATIONS, and from DRUG THERAPY, such as CHEMICALLY INDUCED DISORDERS, or other THERAPEUTICS. Failure to attain a desired outcome from treatment for the condition is not considered an adverse effect.

The properties and processes of drug, toxin, and poison metabolism, and their interactions and effects on biological systems. Toxicological phenomena also include the adverse effects of physical phenomena such as RADIATION and NOISE.

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