Blood and Bone Marrow Products in the Treatment of Radiation Injury

  • C. Robert Valeri

Abstract

The recent nuclear accidents at Chernobyl, U.S.S.R., and Goiânia, Brazil, have heightened concerns about the immediate availability of personnel, facilities, equipment, blood, and blood products for treating individuals exposed to radiation. The proper diagnosis and treatment of individuals exposed to radiation depend on methods used to detect the type and magnitude of radiation exposure, to decontaminate both the individuals and the environment (for example, animals, food, and water), and to monitor individual radiation exposure to identify individuals who will require blood and bone marrow products.

Keywords

Pluripotential Stem Cell Fresh Freeze Plasma Radiation Injury Bone Marrow Stem Cell Recombinant Human Erythropoietin 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Robert Valeri
    • 1
  1. 1.Naval Blood Research LaboratoryBostonUSA

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