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Title: Prospective epidemiological study of Thorotrast-exposed patients in Portugal

Abstract

This paper is a summary of an epidemiological study of 2500 patients who had received Thorotrast and 2000 controls from the Portuguese population. Mortality figures from malignancies are compared for the two groups and the significance of the high incidences of liver, bone, and lung cancers and of leukemias is discussed.

Authors:
 [1]; ;
  1. (National School of Public Health, Lisbon, Portugal)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
5500191
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Environ. Res.; (United States)
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 18:1
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
63 RADIATION, THERMAL, AND OTHER ENVIRON. POLLUTANT EFFECTS ON LIVING ORGS. AND BIOL. MAT.; 62 RADIOLOGY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE; BILIARY TRACT; DELAYED RADIATION EFFECTS; BLOOD VESSELS; GRANULOMAS; RADIOINDUCTION; LARYNX; LIVER; LIVER CIRRHOSIS; LUNGS; NEOPLASMS; SKELETON; STOMACH; THOROTRAST; TOXICITY; EPIDEMIOLOGY; EXPERIMENTAL DATA; ISOLATED VALUES; MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE; MORTALITY; PATIENTS; PORTUGAL; RADIATION DOSES; ACTINIDE COMPOUNDS; BIOLOGICAL EFFECTS; BIOLOGICAL RADIATION EFFECTS; BODY; CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM; CHALCOGENIDES; COLLOIDS; CONTRAST MEDIA; DATA; DATA FORMS; DIGESTIVE SYSTEM; DIGESTIVE SYSTEM DISEASES; DISEASES; DISPERSIONS; DOSES; EUROPE; GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT; GLANDS; INFORMATION; NUMERICAL DATA; ORGANS; OXIDES; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; PATHOLOGICAL CHANGES; RADIATION EFFECTS; RADIOCOLLOIDS; RESPIRATORY SYSTEM; THORIUM COMPOUNDS; THORIUM OXIDES; 560171* - Radiation Effects- Nuclide Kinetics & Toxicology- Man- (-1987); 550601 - Medicine- Unsealed Radionuclides in Diagnostics

Citation Formats

Cayolla da Motta, L., da Silva Horta, J., and Tavares, M.H. Prospective epidemiological study of Thorotrast-exposed patients in Portugal. United States: N. p., 1979. Web.
Cayolla da Motta, L., da Silva Horta, J., & Tavares, M.H. Prospective epidemiological study of Thorotrast-exposed patients in Portugal. United States.
Cayolla da Motta, L., da Silva Horta, J., and Tavares, M.H. Thu . "Prospective epidemiological study of Thorotrast-exposed patients in Portugal". United States.
@article{osti_5500191,
title = {Prospective epidemiological study of Thorotrast-exposed patients in Portugal},
author = {Cayolla da Motta, L. and da Silva Horta, J. and Tavares, M.H.},
abstractNote = {This paper is a summary of an epidemiological study of 2500 patients who had received Thorotrast and 2000 controls from the Portuguese population. Mortality figures from malignancies are compared for the two groups and the significance of the high incidences of liver, bone, and lung cancers and of leukemias is discussed.},
doi = {},
journal = {Environ. Res.; (United States)},
number = ,
volume = 18:1,
place = {United States},
year = {1979},
month = {2}
}