Incidence of hypothyroidism after radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma


Ulger S. , Ulger Z., Yildiz F. , Ozyar E.

MEDICAL ONCOLOGY, cilt.24, sa.1, ss.91-94, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 24 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/bf02685908
  • Dergi Adı: MEDICAL ONCOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.91-94

Özet

Objectives: The thyroid gland is frequently affected by radiotherapy applied for the treatment of head and neck tumors. Hypothyroidism is observed as a late side effect of radiotherapy, especially seen in the patients who have surgery in the treatment procedure.