Health Physics Society Journal

January 2018, Volume 114, Number 1

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On the cover: Acute radiation exposure in a hemi-body shielded minipig model of gastrointestinal acute radiation syndrome (GI-ARS) results in secondary inflammatory response in the shielded lung 30 days after partial body irradiation at 14 Gy. Image courtesy of Soligenix, Inc., Charles River Laboratories, and CiToxLAB North America. See the paper by T.J. Measey and colleagues on page 32 for further information.



Dosimetry in Radiosynoviorthesis: 90Y vs. 153Sm — Mirta Barbara Torres Berdeguez, Sylvia Thomas, Susie Medeiros, Lidia Vasconcellos de Sá, Felix Mas Milian, and Ademir Xavier da Silva

Radionuclide Selection for Emergency Response Exercise at Disaster City® Using Unsealed Radioactive Contamination — Lainy D. Cochran and Craig M. Marianno

Analysis of Radionuclide Deposition Ratios From the Fukushima-Daiichi Incident — C.M. Marianno, M.R. Smith, and K.M. Cook

Calculation of Canine Dose Rate Conversion Factors for Photons and Electrons — Jose Francisco Trevino and Craig Marianno

Screening Criteria for the General Public in Radiation Emergencies From Liquid Scintillation Urinalysis — Seokwon Yoon, Yejin Kim, Wi-Ho Ha, and Young-Woo Jin

Expanded Characterization of a Hemi-Body Shielded Göttingen Minipig Model of Radiation-Induced Gastrointestinal Injury Incorporating Oral Dosing Procedures — T.J. Measey, M. Pouliot, W. Wierzbicki, C. Swanson, D. Brown, J. Stamatopoulos, D. Proulx, S. Authier, and O. Donini

Pilot Study of Radiation-Induced Gastrointestinal Injury in a Hemi-Body Shielded Göttingen Minipig Model — T.J. Measey, M. Pouliot, W. Wierzbicki, C. Swanson, D. Brown, S. Authier, and O. Donini

Urinary Excretion of Yttrium-90 After Radioembolization With Yttrium-90-Labeled Resin-Based Microspheres — Oliver S. Grosser, Juri Ruf, Annette Pethe, Dennis Kupitz, Heiko Wissel, Christoph Benckert, Maciej Pech, Jens Ricke, and Holger Amthauer

Dose-Reduction Effects of Vehicles Against Gamma Radiation in the Case of a Nuclear Accident — Shogo Takahara, Masatoshi Watanabe, Jun Hirouchi, Masashi Iijima, and Masahiro Munakata

Investigating Uranium Isotopic Ratios and Activity Ratios in Groundwaters in the State of Idaho — Levan Tkavadze, Richard R. Brey, and John Dudgeon

Status and Perception of Risk Management in Radiation Therapy: Survey Among Korean Medical Physicists — Sohyun Ahn, Dong Oh Shin, Sang Hyoun Choi, Jihye Koo, Soon Sung Lee, Dong-Wook Park, Yoon-Jin Oh, Sohyun Park, and Dong Wook Kim


Review of the Global Solar UV Index 2015 Workshop Report — Peter Gies, Emilie van Deventer, Adèle C. Green, Craig Sinclair, and Rick Tinker


Organ Doses From Diagnostic Medical Radiography — Trends Over Eight Decades (1930 to 2010)


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