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Research & Reviews  319 results

Increasing incidence of asbestosis worldwide, 1990-2017: results from the Global Burden...
https://doi.org/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2020-214822
Thorax Yang M, Wang D et. al.

May 27th, 2020 - Global incidence and temporal trends of asbestosis are rarely explored. Using the detailed information on asbestosis from the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2017, we described the age-standardised incidence rate (ASIR) and its average annual perce...

Factors Affecting Asbestosis Mortality Among Asbestos-Cement Workers in Italy.
https://doi.org/10.1093/annweh/wxaa037
Annals of Work Exposures and Health; Girardi P, Merler E et. al.

Apr 23rd, 2020 - This study was performed with the aim of investigating the temporal patterns and determinants associated with mortality from asbestosis among 21 cohorts of Asbestos-Cement (AC) workers who were heavily exposed to asbestos fibres. Mortality for asb...

Familial Interstitial Lung Disease.
https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0040-1708054
Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; Kropski JA

Apr 12th, 2020 - The interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) are a group of progressive disorders characterized by chronic inflammation and/or fibrosis in the lung. While some ILDs can be linked to specific environmental causes (i.e., asbestosis, silicosis), in many ind...

It's Not JUST Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03670576

Mar 24th, 2020 - The overall aims of this study are Identify biomarkers and gene expression profiles that determine progressive fibrotic lung disease regardless of aetiology To prospectively assess biomarkers which predict progressive fibrosis in patients with fib...

Asbestosis
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/295966-overview

Mar 4th, 2020 - Background Asbestosis is a process of diffuse interstitial fibrosis of the lung due to exposure to asbestos dust. [1, 2]  Asbestos is the name given to a group of naturally occurring minerals that are resistant to heat and corrosion; these include...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  353 results

Increasing incidence of asbestosis worldwide, 1990-2017: results from the Global Burden...
https://doi.org/10.1136/thoraxjnl-2020-214822
Thorax Yang M, Wang D et. al.

May 27th, 2020 - Global incidence and temporal trends of asbestosis are rarely explored. Using the detailed information on asbestosis from the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2017, we described the age-standardised incidence rate (ASIR) and its average annual perce...

Factors Affecting Asbestosis Mortality Among Asbestos-Cement Workers in Italy.
https://doi.org/10.1093/annweh/wxaa037
Annals of Work Exposures and Health; Girardi P, Merler E et. al.

Apr 23rd, 2020 - This study was performed with the aim of investigating the temporal patterns and determinants associated with mortality from asbestosis among 21 cohorts of Asbestos-Cement (AC) workers who were heavily exposed to asbestos fibres. Mortality for asb...

Familial Interstitial Lung Disease.
https://doi.org/10.1055/s-0040-1708054
Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; Kropski JA

Apr 12th, 2020 - The interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) are a group of progressive disorders characterized by chronic inflammation and/or fibrosis in the lung. While some ILDs can be linked to specific environmental causes (i.e., asbestosis, silicosis), in many ind...

It's Not JUST Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Study
https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT03670576

Mar 24th, 2020 - The overall aims of this study are Identify biomarkers and gene expression profiles that determine progressive fibrotic lung disease regardless of aetiology To prospectively assess biomarkers which predict progressive fibrosis in patients with fib...

Asbestosis
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/295966-overview

Mar 4th, 2020 - Background Asbestosis is a process of diffuse interstitial fibrosis of the lung due to exposure to asbestos dust. [1, 2]  Asbestos is the name given to a group of naturally occurring minerals that are resistant to heat and corrosion; these include...

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News  13 results

Analysis: New asbestos charges point to reserve woes
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-insurance-asbestos/analysis-new-asbestos-charges-point-to-reserve-woes-idUSTRE76R4CW20110728

Jul 28th, 2011 - NEW YORK (Reuters) - Asbestos-related diseases have been falling for a decade, but warnings from a pair of U.S. insurance giants about new claims raise questions about the industry’s ability to put the scourge behind it. While medical evidence sug...

Asbestos Exposure Screening
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/490523

Oct 7th, 2004 - Question Which screening tests would you recommend for a patient exposed to asbestos? Does the approach to screening change if there are abnormalities on chest x-ray? Response from David M. Quillen, MD "Asbestos" is a general term for fibrous mate...

MEDLINE Abstracts: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/463716

Nov 9th, 2003 - What's new concerning idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis? Find out in this easy-to-navigate collection of recent MEDLINE abstracts compiled by the editors at Medscape Pulmonary Medicine. Copley SJ, Wells AU, Sivakumaran P, et al Radiology. 2003 Oct 23 ...

Radiologists Taking Lead in Occupational Lung Disease
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/412002

Jul 20th, 2000 - New York (MedscapeWire) Jul 21 — Radiologists do better than other professionals on the examination given to those vying to be certified or recertified readers of radiographs for potential occupational lung disease patients, according to a comment...

Diagnosis of Sarcoidosis With an Increased ACE Level and a Normal Chest X-Ray?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/413933

Jun 12th, 2000 - Question How can a diagnosis of sarcoidosis be made in a patient with an elevated angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) level and a normal chest x-ray? Response from John J. Cush, MD ACE is produced by endothelial cells, epithelial cells, and activa...

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Patient Education  9 results see all →