Determination of Body Composition by Gamma Spectrometry
The use of whole-body counters to assess the potassium content in the human body is discussed. The paper reviews the basic problems of measuring potassium content of the intact organism, one of the measurement techniques which uses a NaI(Tl) crystal as a detector, and an analysis of the results that were obtained with this counter.
KeywordsBody Composition Counting Rate Obese Subject Potassium Content Gamma Spectrometry
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