Accession Number:

AD0604478

Title:

METABOLIC CHANGES IN HUMANS FOLLOWING TOTAL BODY IRRADIATION

Descriptive Note:

Rept. for 1 Nov 1961-30 Apr 1963

Corporate Author:

CINCINNATI UNIV OH COLL OF MEDICINE

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1963-04-30

Pagination or Media Count:

61.0

Abstract:

The work and interpretation are presented of studies carried out on 19 patients given whole body irradiation. These studies are designed to obtain new information about the metabolic effects of total body and partial body irradiation so as to obtain a better understanding of these acute and subacute effects in human beings. This information is necessary to provide knowledge of combat effectiveness of troops and to develop additional methods of diagnosis, prognosis, prophylaxis and treatment of these injuries.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Radiobiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE