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Risk Factors for Patient with Radiation-Induced Bowel Injury Requiring Surgical Management

Purpose:

To identify risk factors affecting survival in a patient who requires surgery for management of radiation-induced bowel injury.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Gastroenterology

Objective:

risk factors, adverse effects

ICD-10:

T66

Description:

Covens et al evaluated patients with radiation-induced bowel injury who required surgical management. They identified risk factors affecting survival for these patients. The authors are from the University of Toronto, Toronto-Bayview Regional Cancer Centre, Wellesley Hospital, and Princess Margaret Hospital in Toronto.

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