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Radiobiology for the radiologist / Eric J. Hall, Amato J. Giaccia.

Hall, Eric J., (author.). Giaccia, Amato J., (author.).
Book Book


Location: IAHS STACKS R895 .H35 2019
Barcode: 30731101212342
Status: Checked out
Due date: 09/11/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781496335418
  • ISBN: 1496335414
  • Physical Description: vii, 597 pages : illustrations
  • Edition: Eighth edition.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia : Wolters Kluwer, 2019

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Physics and chemistry of radiation absorption -- Molecular mechanisms of DNA and chromosome damage and repair -- Cell survival curves -- Radiosensitivity and cell age in the mitotic cycle -- Fractionated radiation and the dose-rate effect -- Oxygen effect and reoxygenation -- Linear energy transfer and relative biologic effectiveness -- Acute radiation syndrome -- Medical countermeasures to radiation exposure -- Radiation carcinogenesis -- Heritable effects of radiation -- Effects of radiation on the embryo and fetus -- Radiation cataractogenesis -- Radiologic terrorism -- Doses and risks in diagnostic radiology, interventional radiology and cardiology, and nuclear medicine -- Radiation protection -- Molecular techniques in radiobiology -- Cancer biology -- Dose-response relationships for model normal tissues -- Clinical response of normal tissues -- Model tumor systems -- Cell, tissue, and tumor kinetics -- Time, dose, and fractionation in radiotherapy -- Retreatment after radiotherapy: the possibilities and the perils -- Alternative radiation modalities -- The biology and exploitation of tumor hypoxia -- Chemotherapeutic agents from the perspective of the radiation biologist -- Hyperthermia.
Subject: Medical radiology.
Medical physics.
Radiation Effects.