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Human Studies

2021 Apr 01

J Neuromuscul Dis

Oxaliplatin neuropathy: Predictive values of skin biopsy, QST and nerve conduction.


Krøigård T, Svendsen TK, Wirenfeldt M, Schrøder HD, Qvortrup C, Pfeiffer P, Gaist D, Sindrup SH
J Neuromuscul Dis. 2021 Apr 01.
PMID: 33814460.


Oxaliplatin-induced peripheral neuropathy negatively affects the quality of life for patients with gastrointestinal cancers and may cause neuropathic pain. Measures of peripheral nerve structure or function, such as intraepidermal nerve fiber density (IENFD) during treatment could reduce neuropathy severity through individualized dose reduction.