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Daily Gut Score of Blijlevens et al for Gastrointestinal Toxicity Associated with Cancer Therapy

Purpose:

To evaluate the gastrointestinal impact of cancer therapy using the daily gut score (GCS) of Blijlevens et al.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Gastroenterology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, severity, prognosis, stage, adverse effects

ICD-10:

K52

Description:

Blijlevens et al developed the daily gut score (DGS) for monitoring clinical signs of gastrointestinal toxicity associated with cancer therapy. This can be used to monitor the patient following initiation of therapy. The authors are from the University Medical Centre St. Radboud Nijmegen and University Hospital Maastricht in The Netherlands.

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