Radiation effects produced by the intra-articular injection of 32P.


Colloidal forms of radioactive isotopes are being used for the treatment of some articular diseases. The radiation effects of intra-articular injection of 0.25 mCi of 32P in the form of colloidal chromic phosphate were investigated in one of the knee joints of adult Wistar rats. The contralateral knee was used as a control. The animals were sacrificed one… (More)