An introduction to radiobiology /

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Author / Creator:Nias, A. H. W.
Edition:2nd ed.
Imprint:Chichester ; New York : Wiley, c1998.
Description:xii, 384 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Medical radiology
Radiobiology.
Radiobiology.
Nuclear Medicine.
Radiation Effects.
Radiobiology.
Medical radiology.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/3305945
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ISBN:0471975893 (hbk : alk. paper)
0471975907 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. [361]-362) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • History and Definitions
  • Cells and Tissues
  • Proliferation Kinetics
  • Ionizing Radiations
  • Subcellular Radiobiology
  • Radiation Cell Damage
  • Reparable Damage
  • Intrinsic Radiosensitivity
  • Densely Ionizing Radiation
  • The Oxygen Effect
  • Radiosensitizers and Radioprotectors
  • Normal and Malignant Cells
  • Radiation Pathology
  • Whole-Body Radiation
  • Proliferation Kinetics after Radiation
  • Fractionated Radiotherapy
  • Protracted Radiation
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • Environmental Radiation
  • Radiation Protection
  • Further Reading
  • Glossary
  • Index