Accession Number : AD0646667

Title :   METALBOLIC CHANGES IN HUMANS FOLLOWING TOTAL-BODY IRRADIATION.

Descriptive Note : Summary rept., Feb 60- 30 Apr 66,

Corporate Author : CINCINNATI UNIV OHIO COLL OF MEDICINE

Personal Author(s) : Saenger,Eugene L. ; Friedman,Ben I. ; Kereiakes,James G. ; Perry,Harold

Report Date : 01 SEP 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 174

Abstract : This report summarizes the data accumulated from fifty patients who have been given total or partial body irradiation at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center from February 1960 through April 1966. Psychological, hematological, metabolic, immunological and chromosomal findings are statistically analyzed and some implications concerning reduction in combat effectiveness of military personnel exposed to ionizing radiation are drawn.

Descriptors :   (*WHOLE BODY IRRADIATION, HUMANS), (*METABOLISM, WHOLE BODY IRRADIATION), PARTIAL BODY IRRADIATION, MILITARY PERSONNEL, RADIATION EFFECTS, CHROMOSOMES, IMMUNOLOGY, HEMATOLOGY, BIOCHEMISTRY, PSYCHOLOGY, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, RADIOBIOLOGY

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Radiobiology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE