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Przegl Lek. 2012;69(12):1283-6.

[Current guidelines for prevention and management of chemotherapy extravasation].

[Article in Polish]

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Klinika Ginekologii i Onkologii, Szpitala Uniwersyteckiego w Krakowie. wspak@wp.pl

Abstract

Cytostatic drugs extravasation is the serious side effect of chemotherapy. It may lead to health-threatening complications as well as to impairment of cancer patients quality of life. Prevention, early diagnosis and appropriate treatment significantly reduce the consequences of extravasation. Training of medical staff and patients education have enormous importance on this point.

PMID:
23750440
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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