Post-irradiation nasal nitric oxide in patients with nasopharyngeal carcinoma

Yan Ting Ho, Ta Jen Lee, Po Hung Chang, Chia Hsiang Fu*

*Corresponding author for this work

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nNO levels decreased at 3 and 6 months and recovered at 12 months after radiotherapy in NPC. nNO may be a feasible biomarker for mucociliary function in post-irradiated NPC patients. Lower nNO levels were associated with more sinonasal burdens in post-irradiated NPC patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1982-1986
Number of pages5
JournalInternational Forum of Allergy and Rhinology
Issue number10
StatePublished - 10 2023
Externally publishedYes

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  • SNOT-22
  • chronic rhinosinusitis
  • clearance
  • mucociliary
  • nasopharyngeal carcinoma
  • quality of life
  • Nasopharyngeal Neoplasms/radiotherapy
  • Rhinitis
  • Humans
  • Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma/radiotherapy
  • Nitric Oxide
  • Sinusitis
  • Chronic Disease


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