Accession Number : AD0261247

Title :   THE EVALUATION OF INTRAVENOUS FAT IN THE TREATMENT OF ACUTE RADIATION SYNDROME

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV SAN FRANCISCO MEDICAL CENTER

Personal Author(s) : MOELLER,HUGO C. ; VAETH,JEROME M.

Report Date : 30 JUN 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : In order o test the hypothesis that parenterally administered fat emulsion might be a valu ble adjunct in the treatment of the acute radiation syndrome the rate of survival i rats expos d to total body irradiation and injected in ravenou ly or intrap ri one lly it fat emulsion was determined. It appears that large do es of f emulsion dmi istered to ra s after total body irradiation may be de rime tal to survival. ( u hor)

Descriptors :   *FATS, *RADIATION INJURIES, LABORATORY ANIMALS, PARENTERAL INFUSIONS, THERAPY, X RAYS

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE