Radiation Science and Technology

Volume 3, Issue 2, March 2017

  • Assessment of the Total Intra-Cranial Volume of the Igbo Population of Nigeria Using Computed Tomography

    Sobechukwu W. I. Onwuzu, Felicitas U. Idigo, Mark C. Okeji

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 8-12
    Received: Feb. 11, 2017
    Accepted: Feb. 22, 2017
    Published: Mar. 24, 2017
    Abstract: Total intra-cranial volume (TIV) of the Igbo population of Nigeria was carried out using stereology technique. A total of 329 adult subjects of Igbo ethnic group with no cranial and brain abnormalities aged between 18 and 87 years were enlisted into the study (males: 193 and females: 136). They were scanned with a helical dual detector (GE Hi-Speed... Show More
  • Baseline Evaluation of Background Ionising Radiation in Cocoa Plantation in Uyo, AkwaIbom State, Nigeria

    Essien I. E., Nyong A. B., Akankpo A. O., Ekott E. E., Umoh U. A., Inyang A. J.

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 2, March 2017
    Pages: 13-17
    Received: Jan. 05, 2017
    Accepted: Jan. 19, 2017
    Published: Apr. 26, 2017
    Abstract: Radionuclides are found in different media including, soils, air, water, plants, vegetables, and in fruits etc. These radionuclides and their isotopes contaminate the environmentand could cause deleterious effect on human beings when ingested or inhaled. The cocoa plantation is a new plantation developed two years ago in the State for resource mana... Show More