Skip to main content

Table 3 Selenium levels in patients who underwent radiotherapy with selenium supplementation

From: Updates on clinical studies of selenium supplementation in radiotherapy

Study no. Reference Sample Measurement method Mean selenium levels (μg/L)
     Before radiotherapy During radiotherapy End of radiotherapy After completion radiotherapy
9 Pakdaman, [27] Not mentioned Not mentioned 63 - - 120 - -
12 Kiremidjian-Schumacher et al. [28] Plasma Graphite-furnace AAS 91.29 - - 8th weeks: 105.29 8 weeks (without supplemen-tation) 88.73
15 Muecke et al. [31] Whole blood AAS 65.3 50% of therapy 93.2 90.9 6 weeks (without supplemen-tation) 73.2
  1. ↑ = increase.