radiation syndrome


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radiation sickness

The generic term for the constellation of findings associated with exposure to high doses of ionising radiation.

radiation syndrome

Any condition induced by radiation Examples Radiation arthropathy, radiation carditis, radiation cytitis, radiation dermatitis, radiation enteropathy, radiation fibrosis, radiation hepatitis, radiation nephritis, radiation pneumonitis. See Radiation enteropathy, Radiation pneumonitis.

ra·di·a·tion syn·drome

(rā'dē-ā'shŭn sin'drōm)
Signs and symptoms of total body exposure to radiation, most conspicuous with respect to the system most affected.
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A team led by Vos et al (3) and Van Bekkum (4) conducted multiple experiments, primarily via mouse models, to evaluate the possible treatment of acute radiation syndrome with BM infusions.
KEY WORDS: Acute radiation syndrome, Mesenchymal stem cell, Bone marrow, Healing, Survival, Mouse.
The report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutics under development for Radiation Toxicity (Radiation Sickness, Acute Radiation Syndrome), complete with analysis by stage of development, drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type.
This report provides comprehensive information on the therapeutic development for Radiation Toxicity (Radiation Sickness, Acute Radiation Syndrome), complete with comparative analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug target, mechanism of action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule type, along with latest updates, and featured news and press releases.
Asked if there was anything in Mr Litvinenko's clinical history inconsistent with acute radiation syndrome, Dr Cary said: "No.
Currently, the most practical protocols for estimating hematopoietic acute radiation syndrome (H-ARS) severity from accident victims are those that rely on clinical findings and/or peripheral blood cell counts, such as METREPOL (medical treatment protocols for radiation accident victims) [6].
However, Dr Abdullah Bashir said that the outcome of the Russian report on the levels of the radioactive substance and the development of Arafat's illness does not give sufficient evidence to support the decision that polonium-210 caused acute radiation syndrome leading to death.
"The outcome of the comprehensive report on the levels of Polonium-210 and the development of his illness does not give sufficient evidence to support the decision that Polonium-210 caused acute radiation syndrome leading to death," said Dr.
FOLLOWING THE ACCIDENT IN GOIANIA A YOUNG WOMAN WHOSE BROTHER HAS DIED WITH ACUTE RADIATION SYNDROME (ARS), REPORTED: "They started treating us like we were leprous".
Pluristem is pursuing several indications for which clinical trials and preclinical studies are underway, including intermittent claudication, muscle regeneration, critical limb ischemia, Buerger's disease, and acute radiation syndrome. Other potential indications include the treatment of acute myocardial infarction, lung disease, and bone marrow disease.
announced that it has been awarded $36.4 million in federal funding for development of cell-based therapy for treatment of acute radiation syndrome (ARS).
Scientific Committee on Atomic Radiation says other than the 30 confirmed deaths in the immediate aftermath only 19 Acute Radiation Syndrome survivors had died by 2006 for various reasons.