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Talaipour A, Hadad P, Sahba S,   Bashizadeh fakhar H, Sakhdari S. Chamomile Mouth Rinse Effects on Mucositis Reduction After Radiotherapy. jdm. 2000; 13 (1) :57-62
URL: http://jdm.tums.ac.ir/article-1-537-en.html
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In recent years many patients have been received radiotherapy for head and neck tumors and a large number of them have been survived for some years.The side effects of radiotherapy in oral region are mucositis, ulcers, fungal and viral infections and salivary glands dysfunction. Among these, mucositis is the most important one.A randomized double blind clinical trial was performed in radiotherapy department of Tehran Imam Khomeini Hospital to determine chamomile mouth rinse effects on mucositis after radiotherapy.The patients are selected randomly from those with oral oropharyngeal or nasopharyngeal cancers.Data showed that chamomile administration could decrease mucositis rate significantly,

Keywords: Chamomill
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: general
Published: 2013/09/21

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