Low dose radiotherapy for COVID pneumonia: Irradiate to Eradicate – Will it be possible? Low dose radiotherapy for COVID pneumonia

Low dose radiotherapy for COVID pneumonia: Irradiate to Eradicate – Will it be possible?

Low dose radiotherapy for COVID pneumonia

Authors

  • Kunal Deokar a:1:{s:5:"en_US";s:66:"All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India";}
  • Benhur Joel Shadrach All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur, India
  • Gopal Chawla All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur, India
  • Shahir Asfahan All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur, India
  • Naveen Dutt All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur, India
  • Ram Niwas All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur, India
  • Mehul Agarwal All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur, India
  • Aneesa Shahul S All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur, India

Keywords:

COVID-19, Radiotherapy, Anti-inflammatory

Abstract

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10-11-2020

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CORRESPONDENCE - SPECIAL COVID19

How to Cite

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Deokar K, Shadrach BJ, Chawla G, Asfahan S, Dutt N, Niwas R, et al. Low dose radiotherapy for COVID pneumonia: Irradiate to Eradicate – Will it be possible? Low dose radiotherapy for COVID pneumonia. Acta Biomed [Internet]. 2020 Nov. 10 [cited 2024 Jul. 13];92(1):e2021023. Available from: https://www.mattioli1885journals.com/index.php/actabiomedica/article/view/10369