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Table 1 The effects of the four types of low-dose radiation used in clinical settings on articular cartilage characterized at positive, negative, or no effects

From: The effects of low-dose radiation on articular cartilage: a review

Type of Ionizing Radiation Effects of Low-Dose Radiation on Articular Cartilage
Positive Negative None
Beta   [41, 48]  
Gamma [11, 16, 27, 51] [13, 26, 46,47,48, 52]  
X-Ray [38] [15, 20, 27, 43, 44] [36, 51]