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Administration of Rutin as a Protective Agent Against Radiation Injury


The possible advantage of rutin administration as a protective agent against radiation injury in animals and man is described in a previous paper*, although the method of administration was far from suitable for routine clinical use. The following procedure for parenteral administration of large doses of rutin to radiotherapy patients has since been devised, and may be of interest to clinicians.

Volume 26, Issue 305May 1953
Pages: 217-272

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  • Published onlineJanuary 28,2014