PMID: 7992595Jan 1, 1994Paper

Treatment of inflammatory changes and stomatitis in patients with acute leukemias and malignant lymphomas using low pressure hydrotherapy--preliminary report

Acta haematologica Polonica
Z HamerlakI Urasiński

Abstract

The management of stomatitis, commonly complicating intensive chemotherapy in patients with acute leukemias and malignant lymphomas has been presented. The hydrotherapy equipment of our own construction was designed to wash the oral cavity with large amounts of fluid given at low pressure and constant temperature. This washing solution contained the addition of drugs; its pH was adjusted to the pH of the patients saliva. Preliminary results of this treatment modality have been reported.

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