Melatonin and roentgen irradiation-induced acute radiation enteritis in Albino rats: An animal model
_Background_: Roentgen irradiation can affect normal cells, especially the rapidly growing ones such as the mucosal epithelial cells of the small intestine. The small intestine is the most radiosensitive gastrointestinal organ and patients receiving radiotherapy directed to the abdomen or pelvis may develop radiation enteritis. Although roentgen rays are widely used for both imaging and therapeutic purposes, our knowledge about ... إقراء المزيد