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Risks of eye pathology with the victims of the Chernobyl catastrophe

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In this document, the authors present the results of the long-term monitoring of the condition of the eyes of victims of the Chernobyl catastrophe. The patient examinations were conducted using our system of standard inspection and description of the condition of the eye. We have summarized the development of this system in another paper. Ocular effects in patients as a result of the Chernobyl accident have been classified either as specific irradiation injuries, attributable only to radiation exposure, or ophthalmopathology that is observed under normal conditions, but for which radiation exposure is an important risk factor. This division is particularly apparent when examining the clean-up workers in Chernobyl.
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  • Scientific Centre for Radiation Medicine, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Scientific Centre for Radiation Medicine, Kyiv, Ukraine
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