The risk of acute myocardial infarction and arterial hypertension in a cohort of male employees of a Siberian Group of Chemical Enterprises exposed to long-term irradiation.

@article{Karpov2012TheRO,
  title={The risk of acute myocardial infarction and arterial hypertension in a cohort of male employees of a Siberian Group of Chemical Enterprises exposed to long-term irradiation.},
  author={Andrey B Karpov and Yulia V. Semenova and Ravil M Takhauov and Tatyana M Litvinenko and Dmitry E Kalinkin},
  journal={Health physics},
  year={2012},
  volume={103 1},
  pages={15-23}
}
During the period from 1998 to 2007, a prospective cohort study of acute myocardial infarction morbidity cases as well as a "case-control" study of arterial hypertension was carried out. The risk of acute myocardial infarction was assessed as well as arterial hypertension; the dose-response relationship and the role of radiation in the mechanism of acute myocardial infarction as well as arterial hypertension development were studied. As a result of this study, a statistically significant… CONTINUE READING