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Thyroid consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear accident

Thyroid consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear accident,10.1111/j.1651-2227.1999.tb14399.x,Acta Paediatrica,F Pacini,T Vorontsova,E Molinaro,E Shavrova

Thyroid consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear accident   (Citations: 12)
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Journal: Acta Paediatrica - ACTA PAEDIAT , vol. 88, no. s433, pp. 23-27, 1999
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    • ...External irradiation has also been reported to be associated with autoimmune thyroiditis, hypothyroidism and hyperparathyroidism (3, 4)...
    • ...The primary goals of this more intensive examination were to (1) obtain more detailed and up-to-date information on subjects, particularly that relating to improvement in individual dose estimates, (2) ensure as far as possible that the intensity of thyroid screening within the sample was independent of dose, and (3) conduct active follow-up of study subjects...
    • ...The registration process is followed by (1) blood drawing by an annually recertified phlebotomist for laboratory studies, (2) collection of spot urine to determine urinary iodine, (3) thyroid palpation and ultrasound examination by a trained ultrasonographer, (4) medical history and thyroid palpation by an endocrinologist, and (5) dosimetry interview to elicit information on factors relevant to the estimation of individual thyroid dose, ...
    • ...(3) External irradiation coming from environmental g-ray-emitting radionuclides, principally 134Cs and 137Cs, which have half-lives of 2 and 30 years, respectively...

    Valentin A. Stezhkoet al. A Cohort Study of Thyroid Cancer and Other Thyroid Diseases after the ...

    • ...Especially after the Chernobyl accident, radioactive fallout has been related to the appearance of thyroid nodules [7, 11]...

    Francesco S. Violanteet al. Lack of association between occupational radiation exposure and thyroi...

    • ...RET activation was found in nearly 70 % of the patients who developed papillary thyroid carcinomas following Chernobyl accident (21)...

    Ercan Tuncelet al. Retrospective Analysis of the Histopathological Pattern of Thyroid Can...

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