# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Radiologic Technology II Task 255008692

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Evaluate the radiosensitivity of tissues and organs exposed to ionizing radiation.

Definition

Evaluation should include
  • blood cells
  • bone cells
  • nerve tissue
  • reproductive organs
  • the lens of the eye
  • the thyroid gland.
The evaluation should be based on the law of Bergonié and Tribondeau, which established that radiation sensitivity levels vary by tissue and organ type.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What is radiosensitivity?
  • How are human tissue and organs affected by radiation?
  • What is the law of Bergonié and Tribondeau? How does it relate to radiation treatment?