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Direct and indirect health effects of the nuclear power plant disasters: a review for health care professionals

International Journal of Surgery: Global Health: September 2022 - Volume 5 - Issue 5 - p e85
doi: 10.1097/GH9.0000000000000085
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In the September 2022 issue of International Journal of Surgery: Global Health, in the article by Okano I, Rosenberg A, Dworkin M, et al “Direct and indirect health effects of the nuclear power plant disasters: a review for health care professionals,” the authors would like to add a permissions statement to Figure 4 legend.1

Figure 4. An 83-year-old male farmer attacked by young male wild boar 35 km far from evacuation zone in Fukushima, Japan. The patient sustained hemorrhagic shock, pneumothorax, multiple wounds in bilateral gluteal region and posterior aspect of legs, laceration of right sciatic nerve, and rectal injury. A, Multiple puncture wounds in both buttocks and bleeding from rectum. B, Lacerated wound in right thigh. C, Penetrating wound in perineum. D, Computed tomography scan at the level of rectum shows free air bubbles around rectum (yellow arrowheads). E, Computed tomography can show part of tusk in subcutaneous layer of right buttock (arrow). F, Part of wild boar’s tusk removed from the wound. (Reprinted with permission from Okano I. et al, Penetrating Anorectal Injury Caused by a Wild Boar Attack: A Case Report. Wilderness Environmental Medicine. 2018 Sep;29(3):375-379.)

Reference

1. Okano I, Rosenberg A, Dworkin M, et al. Direct and indirect health effects of the nuclear power plant disasters: a review for health care professionals. International Journal of Surgery: Global Health 2022;5:e71. doi:10.1097/GH9.0000000000000071.
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