Therapeutic Effects of Topical Dexamethasone on Experimental Brain Tumours and Peritumoural Brain Oedema
Topical application of dexamethasone to brain tumour bed retains its biological effectiveness in controlling peritumoural brain oedema, possibly through the oncolytic mechanism (cytostatic effect). The question rises, whether the sytemic administration of dexamethasone can be duplicated with dexamethasone topically to the brain tumour bed.
KeywordsTumour Implantation Brain Water Content Osmotic Pump Teflon Catheter Experimental Brain Tumour
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