Despite these disadvantages, patients treated with surgery alone avoid the risks of radiation and/or chemoradiation, such as xerostomia, osteoradionecrosis, mucositis, renal failure, sepsis, pharyngeal and esophageal scarring/stenosis, and muscle fibrosis.
What does ORN stand for?
ORN stands for Osteoradionecrosis
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We have 21 other meanings of ORN in our Acronym Attic
- Offshoring Research Network (North Carolina)
- Ohio Resource Network (substance abuse)
- Olympic Route Network (UK)
- Omnibusverkehr Rhein-Nahe GmbH (German regional public transport)
- Onion Radio News
- Online Racing Network
- Operation Rescue National
- Ophthalmic Research Network
- Oran, Algeria - Es Senia (Airport Code)
- Original Nutters (gaming clan)
- Outdoor Recreation Network
- Oval Racing News
- Ørestad Nord (possible future Danish railway station)
- Oak Ridge Neighborhood Association (Springfield, IL)
- Operating Room Nurses Association
- Outcomes Research in Nursing Administration (National Institute of Nursing Research)
- Old Road to Nine-Acre Corner (Concord, Massachusetts)
- Operating Room Nurses Association of Canada
- Operating Room Nurses Association of the Philippines
- Old Royal Naval College (UK)
Samples in periodicals archive:
In the literature, osteoradionecrosis (ORN), the most severe jaw manifestation resulting from head/neck radiation, was reported on average in 11.
To date, Review articles have covered the prevention and treatment of radiation-induced xerostomia and dysphagia, but few articles have discussed the prevention of hearing loss, brain necrosis, cranial nerve palsy and osteoradionecrosis of the mandible, which are all potential complications of radiation therapy for HNC.
Osteoradionecrosis of the mandible, specifically, is a very common side effect of radiation therapy of the head and neck.
The Hyperbaric Medicine Unit is based at the Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Scotland, and provides recompression treatment for decompression illness and hyperbaric oxygen therapy for carbon monoxide poisoning, osteoradionecrosis, and other wounds and infections.
One treatment to consider is the use of hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT), which is indicated in osteoradionecrosis of the jaw, a condition that occurs following a tooth extraction after the area has been radiated.
Osteoradionecrosis: Oral Health and Dental Treatment NEW OSteoradionecrosis (ORN) is a potentially debilitating complication of radiation therapy in the treatment of carcinoma in and around the oral cavity.
When chronic damage does occur it is referred to as either osteoradionecrosis pertaining to bone, or soft tissue radionecrosis, effecting muscle, skin, or organs.