WBC, PLT of Women’s Blood Affects by Alpha Deposition into the Body
American Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2017, Pages: 25-28
Received: Mar. 10, 2017; Accepted: Mar. 23, 2017; Published: Apr. 11, 2017
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Najeba F. Salih, Department of Physics, Faculty of Science and Health, Koya University, Koya, Iraq; Department of Physics, Medical Physics, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
Mohamad Jaafar, Department of Physics, Medical Physics, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia
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Abstract
This study is presented the effects of alpha deposition into the women blood samples, most of WBC, RBC and PLT counted by used automatic CBC machine before and after irradiation with radium source. The values showed statistical significance for WBC and PLT based on the mean of their differences before and after irradiation which decreased with increasing radiation. Significant differences were found in the platelet and WBC before and after treatment with radiation after 10 minutes of activities of 226Ra. Although, significant decrease in platelet and WBC was observed after 15 minutes of treatment with 226Ra. However, no significant (p > 0.05) change in red blood count RBC was found after 15 minutes irradiated by radium, therefore, WBC/PLT were high significant decrease (p = 0.001) after irradiation.
Keywords
Radiation, Blood, WBC, RBC, PLT, Alpha Deposit
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Najeba F. Salih, Mohamad Jaafar, WBC, PLT of Women’s Blood Affects by Alpha Deposition into the Body, American Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2017, pp. 25-28. doi: 10.11648/j.ajtcs.20170202.13
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