Radiation injury to the nervous system

Pamela New

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This article reviews the current knowledge with regard to neurotoxicity of conventional radiation, including recent understanding of the pathophysiology, molecular biology, diagnostic evaluation and clinical presentations, as well as proposed treatment modalities and possible protective agents.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)725-734
Number of pages10
JournalCurrent opinion in neurology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology


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