radiation syndrome


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radiation syndrome

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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Acute radiation syndrome (ARS) is a problem that can be caused due to exposure by high lethal doses of ionizing radiation during a short period of time causing depletion of parenchymal cells in a tissue.
Authority (BARDA) to develop AEOL 10150 Pulmonary Acute Radiation Syndrome.
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Pluristem's development plan for the PLX RAD cells considers numerous potential clinical indications such as: enhancement of engraftment of trans planted hematopoietic stem cells for the treatment of bone marrow deficiency, which can result from immune system disorders, genetic diseases, and treatment of leukemia and other blood cancers; treatment of bone marrow deficiency in patients who have undergone chemotherapy; treatment of acute radiation syndrome (ARS) in conjunction with the U.
Pluristem's development plan for the PLXRAD cells considers numerous potential clinical indications such as: enhancement of engraftment of transplanted hematopoietic stem cells for the treatment of bone marrow deficiency, which can result from immune system disorders, genetic diseases, and treatment of leukemia and other blood cancers; treatment of bone marrow deficiency in patients who have undergone chemotherapy; treatment of acute radiation syndrome (ARS) in conjunction with the U.
Soligenix~s gastrointestinal acute radiation syndrome (GI ARS) program is supported by contract awards from both the Biomedical Advanced Research Development Authority (BARDA) and NIAID, totaling up to approximately $32 million to support the development of OrbeShield as a MCM for GI ARS.
By injecting MSCs into damaged tissue or infusing them into the blood stream, the therapy appears to have muted damage or cured diverse conditions and disorders such as acute heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, tendonitis, juvenile diabetes, radiation syndrome, arthritis, amyotrophic lateral syndrome, burns, wounds and many more.
About 50 people--most of them emergency workers--are known to have died of either acute radiation syndrome or cancer as a direct consequence of the accident.
Local radiation injury results from direct contact with a radioactive source: In acute radiation syndrome, the patient's entire body is exposed.
Included are local radiation injury in which the patient comes into direct contact with a radioactive source; acute radiation syndrome, in which the patient's entire body is exposed; and radionuclide fallout contamination, said Dr.
Na), a novel radioprotectant being developed as a medical countermeasure for the treatment of acute radiation syndrome (ARS).