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Disposal of radioactive waste material

  • Azuwuike Owunwanne
  • Mohan Patel
  • Samy Sadek

Abstract

The radionuclides used in nuclear medicine have short half-lives, therefore radioactive waste disposal does not pose a serious problem. There are two practical methods of disposing of these radioactive wastes: sewer dilution and decay in storage.

Keywords

Nuclear Medicine Waste Disposal Radioactive Waste Waste Material Practical Method 
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Copyright information

© Azuwuike Owunwanne, Mohan Patel and Samy Sadek 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Azuwuike Owunwanne
    • 1
  • Mohan Patel
    • 2
  • Samy Sadek
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Nuclear Medicine, Faculty of MedicineKuwait UniversityKuwait
  2. 2.Kuwait Central Radiopharmacy Kuwait Cancer Control CenterMinistry of Public HealthKuwait
  3. 3.Department of Nuclear Medicine Faculty of MedicineKuwait UniversityKuwait

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