ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, vol.12, no.6, pp.1348-1353, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE
brain, irradiation, oxidant injury, neuroprotective effects, erythropoietin, CENTRAL-NERVOUS-SYSTEM, RECOMBINANT-HUMAN-ERYTHROPOIETIN, RADIATION-INDUCED APOPTOSIS, OXIDATIVE-STRESS, RAT, MECHANISMS, PROTECTION, TOXICITY, RADICALS
Introduction: Radiation therapy (RT) is a major treatment modality, and the central nervous system is a dose-limiting organ in clinical RT. This experimental study aims to present the evaluation of the neuroprotective effects of erythropoietin (EPO) against oxidant injury following brain irradiation in rats.