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Health Physics Society Journal

Health Physics Journal,
Vol. 79, No. 2, August 2000
On the cover: An oncologist, assisted by a medical physicist, is loading a radioactive source (192Ir) during a gamma endovascular brachytherapy procedure. A study was undertaken to determine occupational exposure received during these procedures. See article by S. Balter et al. on page 136

Contents of Volume 79, No. 2, August 2000


Nuclear Medicine and Radiopharmaceuticals — Bruce Busby


Highlights from WM2K — Ken Kasper


Introduction to the Taylor Lecturer — Isabel M. Fisenne

The 1999 Lauriston S. Taylor Lecture—Back to Background: Natural Radiation and Radioactivity Exposed — Naomi H. Harley


Evaluation of Uncertainties in Estimates of Fetal Doses from 59Fe Kinetic Studies at Vanderbilt University — Dade W. Moeller and Steven E. Merwin


Personnel Exposure During Gamma Endovascular Brachytherapy — S. Balter, M. Oetgen, A. Hill, J. Dalton, A. Sacher, R. Lipsztein, M. Collins, and J. Moses

The Impact of Plutonium Speciation on the Distribution Coefficients in a Sediment-Sea Water System, and Radiological Assessment of Doses to Humans — L. Skipperud, D. H. Oughton, and B. Salbu

Long-Term Trends of Radiocesium Activity Concentrations in Vegetation in Irish Semi-Natural Ecosystems — H. J. Synnott, E. J. McGee, B. Rafferty, and D. E. Dawson

A Dosimetric Model for Inhaled Radioactive Gases — Insoek Baek and John W. Poston, Sr.

WENDI: An Improved Neutron Rem Meter — Richard H. Olsher, Hsiao-Hua Hsu, Anthony Beverding, Jeffrey H. Kleck, William H. Casson, Dennis G. Vasilik, and Robert T. Devine


Radiocesium in Children Residing in the Western Districts of the Bryansk Oblast from 1991-1996 — Masaharu Hoshi, Yuri O. Konstantinov, Tatiana Y. Evdeeva, Andrey I. Kovalev, Alexandr S. Aksenov, Natalya V. Koulikova, Hitoshi Sato, Toshihiro Takatsui, Jun Takada, Sattoru Endo, Yoshisada Shibata, and Shunichi Yamashita

Free Water 3H Concentration in Diet Samples Collected from 1969 to 1988 in Akita, Japan — Shun'ichi Hisamatsu, Yoshikazu Inoue, Kiriko Miyamoto, and Yukio Takizawa

Distribution of Natural Radioactivity in Rocks from Ikogosi-Ekiti, Southwestern Nigeria and Its Radiological Implications — O. S. Ajayi

Radium-Induced Eye Melanomas in Dogs — G. N. Taylor, R. D. Lloyd, S. C. Miller, and B. A. Muggenburg

Does Body Size Contribute to Sensitivity of Bone Tumor Induction by Radionuclide Exposure? — R. D. Lloyd, G. N. Taylor, and S. C. Miller

Chest Wall Thickness Measurements of the LLNL Phantom for Small Area Germanium Detector Counting — Gary H. Kramer, Tae-Young Lee, and Si-Young Chang


Radiation from Medical Procedures in the Pathogenesis of Cancer and Ischemic Heart Disease: Dose-Response Studies with Physicians per 100,000 Population — Reviewed by Stephen V. Musolino

Radiation Detection and Measurement, 3rd Edition — Reviewed by Michael T. Ryan


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