Morphologic effects of fast neutrons or photons on the canine kidney.

Thirty-nine adult male Beagles received either fast neutron or photon irradiation to the right thorax to determine the relative biological effectiveness of fast neutrons on normal pulmonary tissue. The right anterior abdomen, including the cranial half of the right kidney, was included in the field of irradiation. Twenty-four dogs (six/group) received fast… CONTINUE READING