Mortality from cardiovascular diseases in the Semipalatinsk historical cohort, 1960-1999, and its relationship to radiation exposure.

@article{Grosche2011MortalityFC,
  title={Mortality from cardiovascular diseases in the Semipalatinsk historical cohort, 1960-1999, and its relationship to radiation exposure.},
  author={B. Grosche and Daniel T. Lackland and Charles E. Land and Steven L. Simon and Kazbek N. Apsalikov and Ludmilla M Pivina and Susanne Bauer and Boris I Gusev},
  journal={Radiation research},
  year={2011},
  volume={176 5},
  pages={660-9}
}
The data on risk of mortality from cardiovascular disease due to radiation exposure at low or medium doses are inconsistent. This paper reports an analysis of the Semipalatinsk historical cohort exposed to radioactive fallout from nuclear testing in the vicinity of the Semipalatinsk Nuclear Test Site, Kazakhstan. The cohort study, which includes 19,545 persons of exposed and comparison villages in the Semipalatinsk region, had been set up in the 1960s and comprises 582,656 person-years of… CONTINUE READING

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