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Health Physics Journal, Vol. 89, No. 3, September 2005
Sections of trabecular spongiosa from the cranium and pelvis of a 66-year male were cored and subjected to microCT scanning. The resulting images were then digitally processed to yield 3D chord-length distributions across the marrow cavities and the bone trabeculae. See

Contents of September 2005, Volume 89, Number 3

article by Amish P. Shah on page 199 for more information.


A Comparison of Skeletal Chord-Length Distributions in the Adult Male — Amish P. Shah, Didier A. Rajon, Derek W. Jokisch, Phillip W. Patton, and Wesley E. Bolch

The Use of Radiation Surveys to Estimate the Radiation Effective Dose to Visitors of Hospitalized Patients-A Theoretical Study — Sami S. Sherbini and Joseph E. DiCicco

Abnormal Responses of Electronic Pocket Dosimeters Caused by High Frequency Electromagnetic Fields Emitted from Digital Cellular Telephones — Shizuhiko Deji and Kunihide Nishizawa

Retrospective Luminescence Dosimetry: Development of Approaches to Application in Populated Areas Downwind of the Chernobyl NPP — I. K. Bailiff, V. F. Stepanenko, H. Y. Göksu, L. Bøtter-Jensen, V. Correcher, A. Delgado, H. Jungner, L. G. Khamidova, T. V. Kolizshenkov, R. Meckbach, D. V. Petin, M. Yu. Orlov, and S. A. Petrov

Calculation of Immersion Doses from External Exposure to a Plume of Radioactive Material — S. Raza and R. Avila

Plutonium Contamination in Soils and Sediments at Mayak PA, Russia — Lindis Skipperud, Brit Salbu, Deborah H. Oughton, Eugeny Drozcho, Yuri Mokrov, and Per Strand

Prediction of Renal Concentrations of Depleted Uranium and Radiation Dose in Gulf War Veterans with Embedded Shrapnel — Katherine S. Squibb, Richard W. Leggett, and Melissa A. McDiarmid


Comments on the Article "Possible Contribution of 129I in the Drinking Water and Food Supply to the Nodular Formation of Thyroid Tissue" — Antone L. Brooks

Response to Brooks — Mahmut Dogru

Comment on Dogru Paper — Arrigo A. Cigna

Response to Cigna — Mahmut Dogru

Radiological Assessment of Petroleum Pipe Scale from Pipe-Rattling Operations — Stanley J. Waligora, Jr., and Marvin Resnikoff

Response to Waligora and Resnikoff — Ian Scott Hamilton, Matthew G. Arno, James C. Rock, Jason R. Cezeaux, John W. Poston, Sr., and Robert O. Berry

Nonmelanoma Gingival Malignancies and Tooth Loss among Beagles Injected with 90Sr — Ray D. Lloyd

Response to Lloyd — Otto G. Raabe


America's Environmental Report Card, Are We Making the Grade? — Reviewed by Susan L. K. Briggs

Tritium on Ice: The Dangerous New Alliance of Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Power — Reviewed by James R. Lemley

Large Radiation Accidents: Consequences and Protective Countermeasures — Reviewed by Kenneth L. Mossman

Radiation Therapy Physics — Reviewed by Michael C. Schell

The Radiological Accident in Cochabamba — Reviewed by Geoffrey G. Eichholz


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