|German Thorotrast Study (rat data)
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|Prof G van Kaick
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|There are data from four different animal studies with Thorotrast from the years 1975 - 1989 in rats.The study tracks key data, study design, number of animals, a list of responsible scientist and some references are already in the ERA database.Institution: Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany.Purpose: To determine the respective roles of the radioactive and chemical component in Thorotrast gel-induced tumours, alpha radioactivity in Thorotrast was enriched about 50 times by addition of Th-230.Thorotrast was the brand name of a stabilised colloidal solution of thorium dioxide which was used preferentially as an X-ray contrast medium for arteriography between 1930 and 1950. The administration of the medium led to lifelong chronic alpha-particle irradiation by thorium decay products, mainly in the organs of deposition. Several epidemiological follow-up studies were set up after recognition of these side-effects among which the German study was the largest. MS-Access Database as given from study PI Prof. v. Kaick, DKFZ Heidelberg
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|List of references
|This list provides more than 200 references.References are available in electronic form (pdf).If you are interested, please send an e-mail to store[at]bfs.de and stating the file name. Example------You wish the PDF of the following reference------"van Kaick G, Dalheimer A, Hornik S, Kaul A, Liebermann D, Lührs H, Spiethoff A, Wegener K, Wesch H.__The German thorotrast study: recent results and assessment of risks.Radiat.Res. 152(6 Suppl):S64-S71; 1999"------ 1999_RadiatRes_V152_S64_vanKaick.pdf <-- this is the file name
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|Thorotrast Studies Animals
|There are data from four different animal studies with Thorotrast from the years 1975 - 1989 in rats.The study tracks key data, study design, number of animals, list of responsible scientist and some references are already in the ERA database.
Institution: Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany
Purpose: To determine the respective roles of the radioactive and chemical component in Thorotrast gel-induced tumours, alpha radioactivity in Thorotrast was enriched about 50 times by addition of Th-230.
Liver and Spleen Tumours in Rats After Injection of Th-230 Enriched Thorotrast
Lung Tumors in Rats After Injection of Normal and Th-228 Enriched Thorotrast and Inhalation of Quartz Dusts
Liver Tumors and Diseases in Rats After Fractionated Neutron Exposure or Injection of Nonradioactive Zirconotrast
Liver and Spleen Tumors in Rats After Injection of Zirconotrast to Which Different Amounts of Th-228/Th-230 Were Added
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