Measures of Thyroid Function among Belarusian Children and Adolescents Exposed to Iodine-131 from the Accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant

@inproceedings{Ostroumova2013MeasuresOT,
  title={Measures of Thyroid Function among Belarusian Children and Adolescents Exposed to Iodine-131 from the Accident at the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant},
  author={Evgenia Ostroumova and Alexander V Rozhko and Maureen C. Hatch and Kyoji Furukawa and Olga N. Polyanskaya and Robert J. McConnell and Eldar A Nadyrov and Sergey A. Petrenko and George Romanov and Vasilina V Yauseyenka and Vladimir Drozdovitch and Viktor Minenko and Alexander Prokopovich and Irina Savasteeva and Lydia B Zablotska and Kiyohiko Mabuchi and Alina V. Brenner},
  booktitle={Environmental health perspectives},
  year={2013}
}
  • Evgenia Ostroumova, Alexander V Rozhko, +14 authors Alina V. Brenner
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    Environmental health…
    2013
  • Medicine
  • BACKGROUND Thyroid dysfunction after exposure to low or moderate doses of radioactive iodine-131 (131I) at a young age is a public health concern. However, quantitative data are sparse concerning 131I-related risk of these common diseases. OBJECTIVE Our goal was to assess the prevalence of thyroid dysfunction in association with 131I exposure during childhood (≤ 18 years) due to fallout from the Chernobyl accident. METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional analysis of hypothyroidism… CONTINUE READING

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