ICRP Publication 100: Human Alimentary Tract Model for Radiological Protection

1st Edition

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    Table of Contents

    1. INTRODUCTION

    1.1. The purpose of this report

    1.2. Model used in ICRP Publication 30

    1.3. The need for a new model

    1.4. Model development

    1.5. Structure of the report

    2. ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF THE ALIMENTARY TRACT SYSTEM

    2.1. Introduction

    2.2. General features

    2.3. Alimentation

    2.4. Vascular supply and drainage

    2.5. Micro-anatomy of the alimentary tract

    2.6. Epithelia of the alimentary tract

    3. ABSORPTION, RETENTION, AND SECRETION OF RADIONUCLIDES IN THE HUMAN ALIMENTARY TRACT

    3.1. Introduction

    3.2. Radionuclide absorption

    3.3. Radionuclide retention

    3.4. Radionuclide secretion

    3.5. Examples used in this report

    4. RADIATION EFFECTS

    4.1. Introduction

    4.2. Target cells

    4.3. Radiation-induced cancers in humans

    4.4. Tissue damage

    5. DESCRIPTION OF THE MODEL

    5.1. Overview

    5.2. Main differences from the ICRP Publication 30 model

    5.3. Details of the model structure

    5.4. Radionuclide-specific examples of the use of the model

    6. TRANSIT TIMES THROUGH THE ALIMENTARY TRACT

    6.1. Introduction

    6.2. Mouth

    6.3. Oesophagus

    6.4. Stomach

    6.5. Small intestine

    6.6. Colon and rectum

    6.7. Transfer coefficients

    6.8. Uncertainty and variability

    7. MORPHOMETRY AND DOSIMETRY

    7.1. Introduction

    7.2. Morphometry

    7.3. Dosimetry

    8. USE OF THE MODEL

    8.1. Introduction

    8.2. Examples of doses using the HATM

    8.3. Uncertainties

    8.4. Key features of the HATM

    ANNEX A: EMBRYOLOGY AND ANATOMY OF THE HUMAN ALIMENTARY TRACT

    A.1. Introduction

    A.2. Embryology of the human alimentary tract

    A.3. General overview of the postnatal alimentary tract

    A.4. Oral cavity, pharynx, and associated structures

    A.5. Oesophagus

    A.6. Stomach

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    No. of pages:
    200
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2006
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Elsevier
    Print ISBN:
    9780080449586