ICRP Publication 118: ICRP Statement on Tissue Reactions and Early and Late Effects of Radiation in Normal Tissues and Organs ? Threshold Doses for Tissue Reactions in a Radiation Protection Context, Annals of the ICRP Volume 41 Issues 1-2

ICRP Publication 118: ICRP Statement on Tissue Reactions and Early and Late Effects of Radiation in Normal Tissues and Organs ? Threshold Doses for Tissue Reactions in a Radiation Protection Context

Annals of the ICRP Volume 41 Issues 1-2

By ICRP


GUEST EDITORIAL

PART I: ICRP STATEMENT ON TISSUE REACTIONS

PART II: EARLY AND LATE EFFECTS OF RADIATION IN NORMAL TISSUES AND ORGANS - THRESHOLD DOSES FOR TISSUE REACTIONS IN A RADIATION PROTECTION CONTEXT

ABSTRACT

PREFACE

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

GLOSSARY

1. INTRODUCTION

1.1. Purpose of report

1.2. Definition and nature of tissue reactions to ionising radiation

1.3. General principles of radiation effects in cells and tissues

1.4. References

2. RESPONSE OF TISSUES AND ORGANS TO RADIATION

2.1. Haematopoietic and immune systems

2.2. Digestive system

2.3. Reproductive system

2.4. Skin

2.5. Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular systems

2.6. Eye

2.7. Respiratory system

2.8. Urinary tract

2.9. Musculoskeletal system

2.10. Endocrine system

2.11. Nervous system

2.12. References

3. MODIFIERS OF NORMAL TISSUE RESPONSE

3.1. Terminology

3.2. Mechanisms of action

3.3. Influence of modifiers on radiation response in tissue

3.4. References

4. THRESHOLD DOSES IN RELATION TO RADIOSENSITIVITY OF ORGANS AND TISSUES

4.1. Introduction

4.2. Haematopoietic and immune systems

4.3. Digestive system

4.4. Reproductive system

4.5. Skin

4.6. Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular systems

4.7. Eye

4.8. Respiratory system

4.9. Urinary tract

4.10. Musculoskeletal system

4.11. Endocrine system

4.12. Nervous system

4.13. Conclusions

4.14. References

ANNEX A. SUMMARY OF STUDIES OF EXPOSURE AND OPACITIES OR CATARACTS