Volume 84. ICRP Publication 84: Pregnancy and Medical Radiation

1st Edition

Annals of the ICRP Volume 30/1

  • Print ISBN 9780080439013

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Introduction.

1.1. Fundamental concepts.

2. Diagnosis of Pregnancy.

3. Effects of In Utero Radiation.

3.1. General background. 3.2. Effects on the central nervous system. 3.3. Risk of leukemia and childhood cancer. 3.4. Pre-conception irradiation.

4. Informed consent and understanding.

5. Diagnostic Radiology.

5.1. Before irradiation. 5.2. During the examination. 5.3. After irradiation.

6. Nuclear Medicine.

6.1. Before irradiation. 6.2. During the diagnostic examination. 6.3. Nuclear medicine therapy for hyperthyroidism and thyroid carcinoma. 6.4. After irradiation.

7. Radiotherapy.

7.1. Before treatment. 7.2. During radiotherapy. 7.3. After radiotherapy.

8. Management of pregnant physicians and other staff.

9. Pregnancy and biomedical research involving radiation exposure.

10. Consideration of termination of pregnancy after radiation exposure.

11. Summary recommendations.

Bibliography

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2001
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
Print ISBN:
9780080439013