Olfactory bulb volume and olfactory function after radiotherapy in patients with nasopharyngeal cancer


VEYSELLER B., OZUCER B., DEGIRMENCI N. , GURBUZ D., Tambas M., Altun M., ...More

AURIS NASUS LARYNX, vol.41, no.5, pp.436-440, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.anl.2014.02.004
  • Title of Journal : AURIS NASUS LARYNX
  • Page Numbers: pp.436-440
  • Keywords: Olfactory function, Nasopharynx cancer, Olfactory dysfunction, Smell, Olfactory bulbus, Radiotherapy, Dysosmia, CARCINOMA, PALSY

Abstract

Objective: Radiotherapy is the primary method of treatment for nasopharyngeal cancer (NPC) and many side effects were reported in patients receiving radiation to this area. This study was conducted to evaluate the long-term effects of radiotherapy following NPC on olfactory bulb (OB) volume and olfactory function.