Megavoltage grid total body irradiation of C3Hf/SED mice

R. C. Miller, K. G. Wilson, J. M. Feola, M. Urano, R. J. Yaes, P. McLaughlin, Y. Maruyama

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Abstract

The effect of a grid on whole-body megavoltage radiation tolerance in C3Hf/SED mice was studied. Adult mice were irradiated beneath a 50% megavoltage grid. LD50 (50% lethality) values were measured at ten and 30 days. LD50/30 day increased by a factor of 1.5 for mice receiving both single and two fraction irradiation beneath the grid. LD50/ten day increased by factors of 1.1 to 1.2 for single, two, and five fraction irradiation beneath the grid.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)423-426
Number of pages4
JournalStrahlentherapie und Onkologie
Volume168
Issue number7
StatePublished - Aug 18 1992

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Oncology

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