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Title: Evaluating the Effectiveness of a Novel Skin Barrier Protectant in a Patient with Acute Radiodermatitis of the Vulva: A Case Report
Authors: Van Bever, Leen
Claes, Stefan
ROBIJNS, Jolien 
Censabella, Sandrine
Pannekoeke, Luc
Van de Werf, Evelyn
Issue Date: 2020
Source: Advances in Skin & Wound Care, 34 (1) , p. 49 -55
Abstract: Objective To evaluate the use of Cavilon Advanced Skin Protectant in a patient treated with radiotherapy for vulvar cancer. Design Case report study Setting Radiotherapy department Participants Two female patients undergoing radiotherapy for vulvar carcinoma. Interventions In this case report study a novel skin barrier protectant, Cavilon Advanced Skin Protectant, was evaluated in a patient treated with vulvar radiodermatitis. Besides, another patient with vulvar radiodermatitis undergoing the institutional standard skin care protocol was portrayed. Main Outcome Measures Patient's skin reactions were evaluated by using the Radiotherapy Oncology Group Criteria by a radiotherapy nurse, alongside the patient's pain.
Keywords: case report;radiation dermatitis;radiotherapy;skin barrier protectant;toxicity;vulvar carcinoma
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ISSN: 1527-7941
e-ISSN: 1538-8654
DOI: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000722768.95461.82
ISI #: 000600760600009
Rights: 2020 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.
Category: A1
Type: Journal Contribution
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