Radiation proctitis: current strategies in management

Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2011;2011:917941. doi: 10.1155/2011/917941. Epub 2011 Nov 17.


Radiation proctitis is a known complication following radiation therapy for pelvic malignancy. The majority of cases are treated nonsurgically, and an understanding of the available modalities is crucial in the management of these patients. In this paper, we focus on the current treatments of radiation proctitis.