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Medical Radiology and Radiation Safety. 2020. Vol. 65. No. 4. P. 12–21

S.A. Sypko, G.N. Bobov, V.E. Vvedensky, A.V. Nazarenkova

Study of 239Pu Microdistribution in Lung of Mayak Workers Using Neutron-Activated Measurement Method

Southern Urals Biophysics Institute, Ozyorsk, Russia
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Abstract

This study quantitatively compares 239Pu microdistribution in lung of two deceased former Mayak PA workers who were exposed to 239Pu by inhalation and two deceased subject who had been never employed at Mayak PA. The comparison is made utilizing neutron-activation method of measurement. The results are compared to the results of less-sensitive autoradiographic method. The study demonstrated that the most of 239Pu activity in lung is concentrated in areas of interstitial sclerosis.

Key words: Plutonium-239, neutron-activation measurement method, track detectors, nanoparticles, microdistribution, Anatomical regions of the lung, Mayak PA, personnel

For citation: Sypko SA, Bobov GN, Vvedensky VE, Nazarenkova AV. Study of 239Pu Microdistribution in Lung of Mayak Workers Using Neutron-Activated Measurement Method. Medical Radiology and Radiation Safety. 2020;65(4):12-21 (In Russ.).

DOI: 10.12737/1024-6177-2020-65-4-12-21

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Поступила: 27.08.2020. Принята к публикации: 31.08.2020.
Article received: 27.08.2020. Accepted for publication: 31.08.2020.


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