[Measurements of radiocesium incorporation in 250 deceased patients who died within a year following Chernobyl].

@article{Dam1988MeasurementsOR,
  title={[Measurements of radiocesium incorporation in 250 deceased patients who died within a year following Chernobyl].},
  author={Karl Dam and Hans Christian Bankl and Adolf Mostbeck},
  journal={Wiener klinische Wochenschrift},
  year={1988},
  volume={100 7},
  pages={193-7}
}
Two months after the nuclear accident of Chernobyl, postmortem measurement of radiocaesium (137 Cs and 134 Cs) were started in different organs to study incorporation, organ distribution, and kinetics. 250 corpses were examined between July 1986 to August 1987 in the Department of pathology, St. Pölten. Highest concentrations were found in skeletal muscles, with a median value of 2.3 pCi/g wet weight (80-90% of the total incorporated dose), followed by liver, lung, spleen, kidneys, thyroid… CONTINUE READING
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