Radiobiology for the Radiologist

Radiobiology for the Radiologist

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The updated Sixth Edition of this popular text will remain the first choice for those who need current, clinically relevant information on how radiation affects the human body. Written by practicing, active radiobiologists, the book brings together basic laboratory research and practical, clinical applications. The easy-to-read text and informative illustrations ensure comprehension, and summaries at the end of each chapter facilitate quick review. The first section covers topics applicable to diagnostic radiology, nuclear medicine, and radiation oncology; the second section offers material specifically for radiation oncologists. This edition includes new material about doses and risks in interventional radiology and cardiology.The DNA synthetic phase (S) may be identified by the technique of autoradiography (Chapter 4). The intervals of apparent inactivity are labeled G1 and G2. the proportion of cells that are seen to be in mitosis; this quantity is called the mitotic index (MI). ... Diagram illustrating the fact ... it is the original and classic technique and partly because pictures of autoradiographs show up well in black and white.

Title:Radiobiology for the Radiologist
Author:Eric J. Hall, Amato J. Giaccia
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2006


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