L-carnitine has a protective effect on the colonic mucosa during abdominopelvic radiotherapy in rats


Tas S. , Ozkan O. F. , Cikman O. , Kiraz A. , Akgun Y., Karaayvaz M.

ACTA CIRURGICA BRASILEIRA, vol.31, no.9, pp.615-620, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 9
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1590/s0102-865020160090000007
  • Title of Journal : ACTA CIRURGICA BRASILEIRA
  • Page Numbers: pp.615-620

Abstract

PURPOSE: To evaluate histopathologically the radioprotective effect of L-carnitine on the colonic mucosa in rats undergoing abdominopelvic irradiation.