Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

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Risk of cataract in the context of acute and chronic exposure

Year: 2016, volume 12 Issue: №4 Pages: 678-684
Heading: radiation medicine Article type: Original article
Authors: Tukov A.R., Shafransky I.L., Kapitonova N.V., Prokhorova O.N., Samoilov A.S.
Organization: State Scientific Research Center n.a. A.I. Burnasyan — Federal Medical Biophysical Center of Federal Medical Biological Agency

Purpose: estimation of the risk of cataract using doses of different types of radiation. Material and methods. The study is carried out using the information database of the NP, recovery workers of the accident at the Chernobyl NP. Professional exposure and dose received during 30 km zone were used to calculate the risk. Results. The study shows the use of one of their parts of the total radiation dose of man, leads to obtaining of different levels of the risk of disease. Conclusion. Only use of a total radiation dose can lead to obtaining of the correct results of evaluating the risk of the emergence of the radiation- induced diseases.

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