Ocular Radiation Risk Assessment in Populations Exposed to Environmental Radiation Contamination / Edition 1

Ocular Radiation Risk Assessment in Populations Exposed to Environmental Radiation Contamination / Edition 1

by A.K. Junk
     
 

ISBN-10: 0792353102

ISBN-13: 9780792353102

Pub. Date: 04/30/2000

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

Proceedings of the Advanced Research Workshop, Kiev, Ukraine, 29 July- 1 August, 1997.  See more details below

Overview

Proceedings of the Advanced Research Workshop, Kiev, Ukraine, 29 July- 1 August, 1997.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780792353102
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
04/30/2000
Series:
Nato Science Partnership Subseries: 2 (closed), #50
Edition description:
1998
Pages:
225
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Organization
List of Participants
The Ukrainian/American Chernobyl Ocular Study1
Cataractous Changes Related to Radiation and Aging among the Atomic Bomb Survivors in Hiroshima13
Quantification of Lens Opacities with Digital Scheimpflug Imaging21
A Control Group for Radiation Induced Lens Opacities using an Electronic Scheimpflug System27
Posterior Subcapsular Cataract and Dry Eye Syndrome after Radiation Exposure by the Chernobyl Accident33
The Incidence of Eye Disorders among Chernobyl Clean-Up Workers43
Radiation Cataracts in High Dose Liquidators Who Developed Acute Radiation Syndrome51
Ophthalmo-Pathology in Victims of the Chernobyl Catastrophy - Results of Clinical Epidemiological Study57
Condition of Eye and Parameters of Free Radical Processes in Organism in the Liquidators after the Chernobyl Accident69
Physical and Chemical Changes in Murine Lens at early Stage of Cataract Development Induced by Total Gamma-Irradiation81
Overview on Existing Approaches to Dose Reconstruction - Recommendations for the Ukrainian-American Chernobyl Ocular Study (UACOS)89
Physical and Radiobiological Considerations in Eye Dosimetry99
Dosimetry, Dose Reconstruction and Epidemiology: Lessons from Radpath, Radtest and Related Studies115
Methodologies - Strengths and Weaknesses: A View on the Dosimetric Support for the Chernobyl Liquidator Eye Cataract Study121
Estimation of Environmental Burdens by Radiation: Radiological Units: From Gray to Sievert131
In Vitro Biocompatibility Testing of Intraocular Biomaterials143
X-Ray Sensitivity and DNA Damage in Bovine Lens Epithelial Cells in Vitro153
Induction and Repair of DNA Strand Breaks in Bovine Lens Epithelial Cells after High Let Irradiation163
Laser Scanning Focal Length Variability is a Measure of Damage in Rat Lens in Model Astronaut Cataracts Treated with Vitamin E (VE) Or R-[alpha]-Lipoic Acid (RLA)173
Overview of the Epidemiology of Radiation Cataracts183
Prevalence of Lens Opacity in Population with Chronic Low-Dose Gamma-Radiation Exposure from Radioactive Apartments in Taiwan191
The Experiences of Surveys for an Epidemiological Database of Different Occupational Groups of Rural Workers in Ukraine197
Final Recommendations of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop on "Ocular Radiation Risk Assessment in Populations Exposed to Environmental Radiation Contamination", Kiev 1997203
Subject Index221
Author's Index225

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