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Radiotherapy of painful heel spur with two fractionation regimens

Prokein, Benjamin, Holtmann, Henrik, Hautmann, Matthias G., Rösler, Hans-Peter, Graeber, Stefan, Dzierma, Yvonne, Ruebe, Christian, Fleckenstein, Jochen and Niewald, Marcus (2017) Radiotherapy of painful heel spur with two fractionation regimens. Strahlentherapie und Onkologie 193 (6), pp. 483-490.

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Background In this randomized multicenter trial, we compared the effect of a lower single dose of 0.5 Gy vs. a standard single dose of 1 Gy concerning pain relief and quality of life, while maintaining a uniform total dose of 6 Gy. On the basis of laboratory observations, the lower single dose would be expected to be more effective. Patients and methods A total of 127 patients suffering from ...

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Item type:Article
Date:2017
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Strahlentherapie
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10.1007/s00066-017-1116-yDOI
Keywords:LOW-DOSE RADIATION; EA.HY.926 ENDOTHELIAL-CELLS; MULTICENTER FOLLOW-UP; NF-KAPPA-B; X-IRRADIATION; TRANSCRIPTIONAL ACTIVITY; BIPHASIC INDUCTION; THERAPY; TRIAL; ADHESION; Radiotherapy; Calcaneal spur; Pain; Quality of life; Analgesia
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:38954
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