Accession Number:

AD0269948

Title:

STUDY ON METHODS OF DETERMINING ORGAN DISPLACEMENT IN ANIMAL SUBJECTS USING MICRONEX X-RAY

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ILLINOIS UNIV URBANA

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Report Date:

1961-10-01

Pagination or Media Count:

43.0

Abstract:

Methods were studied for making organs permanently opaque to x-rays by making observations of organ displacement in normal unanesthetized animals during periods of deceleration, using a Micronex X-ray machine. It was found that the walls of organs can be made permanently opaque to x-rays by injecting Thorotrast or a finely divided BaS04 suspension Micropaque into the walls hypodermically. The general health and physiological state of the animal after the injection remained unchanged.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE