Incidence of hypothyroidism after radiotherapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma


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

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

  • Cilt numarası: 24 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/bf02685908
  • Dergi Adı: MEDICAL ONCOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: 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.