Short Essay on Concepts, Applications and Side Effects of Radiation on the Human Tissue

Volume 1, Issue 2, December 2016     |     PP. 146-182      |     PDF (1754 K)    |     Pub. Date: December 21, 2016
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Author(s)

A.Sedky, Physics Department, Faculty of Science, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt
Ahmed Abdel-Rahim, Physics Department, Faculty of Science, Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt
Eslam Sedky, Faculty of Clinical Pharmacy, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt

Abstract
We reported here the concepts, applications and side effects of radiotherapy on the human tissue. The properties of x and γ rays, and their applications on the tumor tissues such as radiation therapy, gamma camera and gamma Knife are presented. Further, the physics of laser and its applications such as photo-coagulation, photo-vaporization, photo-chemical ablation, laser surgery, laser in dentistry, laser in ophthalmology and laser in hemoglobin are also mentioned. Moreover, the side effects of those radiations on the normal tissues of the human body are discussed. On the other hand, the different methods of medical imaging such as radiography, computed tomography, fluoroscopy, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and nuclear magnetic imaging (NMI) are presented.

Keywords
Radiotherapy; Gamma knife; Medical Imaging and Laser Surgery

Cite this paper
A.Sedky, Ahmed Abdel-Rahim, Eslam Sedky, Short Essay on Concepts, Applications and Side Effects of Radiation on the Human Tissue , SCIREA Journal of Clinical Medicine. Volume 1, Issue 2, December 2016 | PP. 146-182.

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