Acute pulmonary distress following high-dose irradiation of the upper half of the body.

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Two cases of acute pulmonary distress following very shortly after irradiation of the upper half of the body are described. The first occurred one hour and forty minutes after irradiation and led to the patient's death three hours after irradiation. The second occurred 15 minutes after irradiation and was successfully treated with hydrocortisone and… (More)

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@article{Dawes1979AcutePD, title={Acute pulmonary distress following high-dose irradiation of the upper half of the body.}, author={Patrick J. D. Dawes}, journal={The British journal of radiology}, year={1979}, volume={52 623}, pages={876-9} }