Applications of nuclear techniques for in vivo body composition studies at Brookhaven National Laboratory
Description: A series of technical developments and their clinical applications in various nuclear technologies at Brookhaven National Laboratory is described. These include the development of a portable neutron activation facility for measuring cadmium in vivo in kidney and liver, a technique for the measurement of body iron utilizing nuclear resonant scattering of gamma rays, a non-invasive measure of the skeletal levels of lead by an x-ray fluorescence technique, and the development of a pulsed Van de Graaff generator as a source of pulsed neutrons for the measurement of lung silicon. (ACR)
Date: January 1, 1981
Creator: Cohn, S.H.; Ellis, K.J.; Vartsky, D.; Vaswani, A.N. & Wielopolski, L.
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