Saratov JOURNAL of Medical and Scientific Research

Radiation accidents with uneven exposure

Year: 2013, volume 9 Issue: №4 Pages: 901-905
Heading: radiation medicine Article type: Original article
Authors: Soloviev V.Yu., Barabanova A.V., BushmanovA.Yu.
Organization: State Scientific Research Center n.a. A.I. Burnasyan — Federal Medical Biophysical Center of Federal Medical Biological Agency

Aims: radiation accidents analysis in which there has been an uneven exposure of a human body. Material and Methods. The Burnazyan FMBC Radiation Accidents Register information and published data in other countries are investigated. Results. The Radiation Accidents Register of State Scientific Research Center n.a. A. I. Burnasyan consist the full information of radiation accidents in the former USSR (1949-1991) and the Russian Federation (1992-2012) territory. There is an evidence of 39 radiation accidents with 190 victims with a diagnosis of acute radiation syndrome and uneven exposure (incl. 4 episodes after 1991 in Russia), 62 people of which (incl. one in 1997 in Russia) died in the acute phase. Conclusion^ Experience in the treatment of such victims, which are available from the State Scientific Research Center n.a. A. I. Burnazyan staff, is comparable with the total experiences in other developed countries.

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