Cardiovascular Responses to Radiofrequency Radiation

  • James R. Jauchem
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 274)


Cardiovascular changes during heating due to radiofrequency radiation (RFR) exposure have been reviewed previously.1 That review focused on physiological responses in animals, and compared studies of conventional environmental heating. Poison and Heynick2 also performed a recent review of bioeffects, including cardiovascular effects, due to RFR exposure. The main purpose of the present paper is to review studies of cardiovascular responses to RFR exposure in humans. In addition, cardiovascular responses to long-term, low-level RFR exposure in animals will be discussed. Cardiovascular changes during exposure to extremely low-frequency electric and magnetic fields are beyond the scope of this review.


Cardiovascular Response Specific Absorption Rate Cardiovascular Change Power Deposition Occupational Hygiene 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • James R. Jauchem
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  1. 1.Radiofrequency Radiation Division, Occupational and Environmental Health DirectorateU.S. Air Force Armstrong LaboratoryBrooks Air Force BaseUSA

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