Internal Radiation Dosimetry

  • Gopal B. Saha


Radiation can cause detrimental effects on human tissues, and these effects depend on various factors, such as dose, dose rate, time of exposure and so on. This chapter describes the method of calculating absorbed doses in various organs from radionuclides ingested internally either purposely (e.g., medical procedures) or accidentally.


Radiation Dose International Commission Linear Energy Transfer Relative Biological Effectiveness Radiation Dosimetry 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gopal B. Saha
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  1. 1.Department of Nuclear MedicineThe Cleveland Clinic FoundationClevelandUSA

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