SEDOV Konstantin Rafailovich (sort. in 1918) — the Soviet therapist, the academician of AMH (1980), the winner of the State award (1982). The member of the CPSU since 1941.
In 1941 ended VMA. From 1941 to 1946 served as the senior doctor of a regiment, the chief of hospital in armed forces of the USSR. In 1947 — 1958 the manager worked. therapeutic department, health center, chief physician of hospital. Since 1958 the department chair of hospital therapy Irkutsk medical in-that. Since 1968 the doctor of medical sciences, professor.
K. R. Sedov is an author more than 300 scientific works, including 3 monographs devoted to epidemiology and pathology of chronic noninfectious diseases, questions of a profpa-tologiya and cardiology. Using an experimental method, morfol. researches and a wedge, observations, K. R. Sedov proved a role of dust of a number of mines and the enterprises of Eastern Siberia in professional pathology. It studied two new forms of a pneumoconiosis arising at inhalation of mica and marble dust, methods of their prevention and treatment are developed. To. R. Sedov took active part in complex development of questions of professional pathology in chemical, forest, aluminum and oil-processing industry, and also in development of a problem of epidemiology of chronic noninfectious diseases. Under its management complex researches among the population of the Irkutsk region on epidemiology of coronary heart disease, coronary atherosclerosis, rheumatism, etc. are conducted. Are studied by it morfol. features * and specifics of a clinical course of atherosclerosis in Eastern Siberia.
Being the chairman of the coordination center USSR Academy of Medical Sciences for scientific and medical problems B au-Amurskoy squealed highways, K. R. Sedov organized complex medicobiological researches on problems of adaptation and assessment of the state of health of the people living and working at construction of the Baikal-Amur Mainline. The state award to it is awarded for a cycle of works on geographical pathology of cardiovascular, oncological and nervous diseases.
To. R. Sedov is the deputy chairman (since 1973). Presidium of the Siberian department of the USSR Academy of Medical Sciences, the deputy editor-in-chief of the section «Internal Diseases» BME, the member of editorial council of the Soviet Medicine magazine, the member of presidium of board All-Union and All-Russian scientific about-in therapists.
It is awarded by awards of the October Revolution, the Labour Red Banner, the Red Star and a hmedalya-ma.
Works: Materials on epidemiology and pathology of coronary atherosclerosis in the Irkutsk region, a yew., M. — Irkutsk, 1966; Mica pneumoconiosis, M., 1969 (sovm. with other); Calcification of arteries, M., 1970 (sovm. with other); Coronary atherosclerosis and coronary heart disease in the Western Baikal region, Novosibirsk, 1979.
E. K. Sexton.