Cardiovascular Effects

  • Sol M. Michaelson
  • James C. Lin


Several investigators have reported that exposure of animals or humans to microwaves may result in direct or indirect effects on the cardiovascular system. Some have suggested that exposure to microwaves at intensities that do not produce appreciable heating may lead to functional changes that are observed with acute as well as chronic exposure. In other reports, however, no serious cardiovascular disturbances have been noted in man or animals as a result of exposure to microwaves (Edelwejn et al.,1974).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sol M. Michaelson
    • 1
  • James C. Lin
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Rochester School of Medicine and DentistryRochesterUSA
  2. 2.University of IllinoisChicagoUSA

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