The influence of therapeutic irradiation of blood and peripheral lymph lymphocytes.

@article{Heier1978TheIO,
  title={The influence of therapeutic irradiation of blood and peripheral lymph lymphocytes.},
  author={Hans Erik Heier},
  journal={Lymphology},
  year={1978},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={238-42}
}
This paper reviews the changes of blood and peripheral lymph lymphocytes induced by therapeutic irradiation as given for a variety of lymphoid and nonlymphoid neoplastic diseases. The irradiation brings about an abrupt reduction of the numbers of blood B and T lymphocytes. The number of lymphocytes seems to be restored within a few months after irradiation, while at least 3-5 years appear to pass before the number of blood T lymphocytes is restored. The pattern of recovery seems to be the same… CONTINUE READING
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