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Biological Basis for Ultrasonic Enhancement of Radiosensitivity

  • Arthur C. Fleischer

Abstract

Although studies on ultrasonic enhancement of radiosensitivity of neoplasms in si tu have been inconclusive to date, in vitro tests concerning combined x-ray and ultrasonic treatment indicate a benefically additive response. It is the purpose of this paper to relate the demonstrated biological action of medium intensity ultrasound in neoplastic cells in vitro to its possible use as a radiobiologic ad juvant.

Keywords

Hyaluronic Acid Ultrasonic Treatment Ultrasonic Vibration Ultrasonic Irradiation Lysosomal Membrane 
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© American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and Plenum Press, New York 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Arthur C. Fleischer
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  1. 1.Dept. of Radiology (Ultrasonics)Medical College of GeorgiaAugustaUSA

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