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Three types of low internal alpha-doses were investigated: a) single i.p. injection of 224 Ra b) protracted i.p. injection of the same radionuclide c) paratibial injection of 227 Th- and 228 Th-radio colloids It could be shown that all three types of administration caused systemic osteosarcomas; the paratibial injection of the alpha-emitting radiocolloids caused both local and systemic osteosarcomas.

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Authors: MÜLLER W A, Gesellschaft für Strahlen- und Umweltforschung mbH München, Neuherberg (DE);MULLER W A, Gesellschaft fur Strahlen- und Umweltforschung mbH Munchen, Neuherberg (DE)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: Seminar of the University of California, Veterinary, Medical and Radiological Sciences, Davis, Ca (US), Oct. 12, 1988
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Record Number: 198910863 / Last updated on: 1994-12-01
Original language: en
Available languages: en