Browsing by Author "Türken, Orhan"
Authors:Öztürk, Ahmet Kutlu; Orhan, Bülent; Türken, Orhan; Etiz, Durmuş; Yaylacı, Mustafa; Üskent, Necdet
Publisher and Date:(2002)Amifostine, a phosphorylated thiol-amine, is known as a cytoprotective agent especially for cisplatin containing chemotherapies. Apart from the cytoprotective role, Amifostine could also be used in the treatment of hematologic malignancies such as myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) and acute myeloblastic leukemia (AML), as a treatment option or for potentiating the effects of cytotoxic agents. We tried to use Amifostine in a patient with AML, which did not respond to conventional cytotoxic chemotherapy ...