lecture - Infn

ccsem.infn.it

lecture - Infn

LOW BACKGROUND

RADIATION

• Test the “Linear No Threshold” model

No point in doubling the dose

Need to lower the dose

Is the damage to cells (DNA) ∝ dose

at low dose

or are low doses of radiation

more damaging ….. or ….

less damaging

than expected from the LNT model

in vitro studies done

with tantalising results

in vivo ??????

More magazines by this user
Similar magazines