Radiobiology for the Radiologist
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.
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Milestones in the Radiation Sciences
Physics and Chemistry of Radiation Absorption
DNA Strand Breaks and Chromosomal Aberrations
Cell Survival Curves
Radiosensitivity and Cell Age in the Mitotic Cycle
Repair of Radiation Damage and the DoseRate Effect
Oxygen Effect and Reoxygenation
Linear Energy Transfer and Relative Biologic Effectiveness
Hereditary Effects of Radiation
Effects of Radiation on the Embryo and Fetus
Doses and Risks in Diagnostic Radiology Interventional Radiology and Cardiology and Nuclear Medicine
For Students of Radiation Oncology 16 Molecular Techniques in Radiobiology