Establishment of an animal model to evaluate the biological effects of intramuscularly embedded depleted uranium fragments
During the Persian Gulf War, 36 U.S. soldiers were wounded by depleted uranium (DU) munitions. Based on medical guidelines for conventional shrapnel injuries (nonradioactive), many DU fragments were left in soldiers. Unfortunately, health risks associated with embedded DU were unknown, and an animal...
|Format:||Government Document Online Book|
Bethesda, Md. :
Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute,
|Series:||AFRRI technical report ;
|Online Access:||ONLINE VERSION|
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