Effects of probiotics on radiation-induced intestinal injury in rats

Demirer S., Aydintug S., Aslim B., Kepenekci I., Sengul N., Evirgen O., ...More

NUTRITION, vol.22, no.2, pp.179-186, 2006 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.nut.2005.08.003
  • Journal Name: NUTRITION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.179-186
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: Radiotherapy is an important aspect of multimodal cancer therapy, but radiation-induced acute intestinal injury is a common and serious problem. Disruption of niorphologic mucosal integrity and normal bacterial microflora after abdominal radiation leads to malabsorpition and bacterial translocation.