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Low-dose ionising radiation and cardiovascular diseases - Strategies for molecular epidemiological studies in Europe

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)90-100
Number of pages11
JournalMUTATION RESEARCH: REVIEWS IN MUTATION RESEARCH
Volume764
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Apr 2015
Publication typeA2 Review article in a scientific journal

Abstract

It is well established that high-dose ionising radiation causes cardiovascular diseases. In contrast, the evidence for a causal relationship between long-term risk of cardiovascular diseases after moderate doses (0.5-5. Gy) is suggestive and weak after low doses (

Keywords

  • Biomarker, Cardiovascular diseases, Epidemiology, Ionising radiation, Pathogenesis