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Research & Reviews  327 results

Occupational Contributions to Interstitial Lung Disease.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccm.2020.08.015
Clinics in Chest Medicine; Reynolds C, Feary J et. al.

Nov 6th, 2020 - Historically well-recognized occupational threats such as coal workers pneumoconiosis, silicosis, and asbestosis remain important and are very likely underestimated in measures of global disease burden. Studies of occupational exposure related to ...

Association of occupational dust exposure with combined chronic obstructive pulmonary d...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7482476
BMJ Open; Fan Y, Xu W et. al.

Sep 10th, 2020 - Occupational dust exposure may induce various lung diseases, including pneumoconiosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The features of combined COPD and pneumoconiosis have not been well described, and this may hamper the manageme...

Transplantation for work-related lung disease in the USA.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7702182
Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Blackley DJ, Halldin CN et. al.

Aug 29th, 2020 - Work-related lung diseases (WRLDs) are entirely preventable. To assess the impact of WRLDs on the US transplant system, we identified adult lung transplant recipients with a WRLD diagnosis specified at the time of transplant to describe demographi...

Asbestos-related diseases.
https://doi.org/10.5588/ijtld.19.0645
The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease : the Official Journal of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease; Musk AW, de Klerk N et. al.

Jun 18th, 2020 - Knowledge of asbestos-related diseases has been accumulating for over one hundred years as the industrial value of asbestos was recognised for the strength of its fibres and their resistance to destruction, resulting in increasing production and u...

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 29th, 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...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  353 results

Occupational Contributions to Interstitial Lung Disease.
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ccm.2020.08.015
Clinics in Chest Medicine; Reynolds C, Feary J et. al.

Nov 6th, 2020 - Historically well-recognized occupational threats such as coal workers pneumoconiosis, silicosis, and asbestosis remain important and are very likely underestimated in measures of global disease burden. Studies of occupational exposure related to ...

US Lung Transplants for Work-Related Lung Diseases Are Increasing
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/938930

Oct 12th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Lung transplants for work-related lung diseases are becoming more common in the U.S., particularly among coal workers who face hazardous conditions on the job, according to a new study. After years in the coal industry,...

Association of occupational dust exposure with combined chronic obstructive pulmonary d...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7482476
BMJ Open; Fan Y, Xu W et. al.

Sep 10th, 2020 - Occupational dust exposure may induce various lung diseases, including pneumoconiosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The features of combined COPD and pneumoconiosis have not been well described, and this may hamper the manageme...

Transplantation for work-related lung disease in the USA.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7702182
Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Blackley DJ, Halldin CN et. al.

Aug 29th, 2020 - Work-related lung diseases (WRLDs) are entirely preventable. To assess the impact of WRLDs on the US transplant system, we identified adult lung transplant recipients with a WRLD diagnosis specified at the time of transplant to describe demographi...

Asbestos-related diseases.
https://doi.org/10.5588/ijtld.19.0645
The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease : the Official Journal of the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease; Musk AW, de Klerk N et. al.

Jun 18th, 2020 - Knowledge of asbestos-related diseases has been accumulating for over one hundred years as the industrial value of asbestos was recognised for the strength of its fibres and their resistance to destruction, resulting in increasing production and u...

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News  5 results

US Lung Transplants for Work-Related Lung Diseases Are Increasing
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/938930

Oct 12th, 2020 - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Lung transplants for work-related lung diseases are becoming more common in the U.S., particularly among coal workers who face hazardous conditions on the job, according to a new study. After years in the coal industry,...

Fast Five Quiz: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Imaging
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/925458_6

Apr 29th, 2020 - HRCT scanning is an essential component of the diagnostic pathway of IPF. On HRCT scan images, IPF is characterized by patchy, peripheral, subpleural, and bibasilar reticular opacities. HRCT scan findings that are suggestive of alternate diagnoses...

Fast Five Quiz: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Imaging
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/925458_2

Apr 29th, 2020 - Figure 1. Colored x-ray, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis The usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP) pattern on high-resolution CT (HRCT) scan is described as honeycombing with or without traction bronchiectasis and subpleural with basal predominance. Le...

Osmosis Question of the Week July 29, 2016
https://www.staging.medscape.com/viewarticle/865443_2

Jul 28th, 2016 - Answer: D. Decreased FVC, decreased FEV1, normal FEV1/FVC ratio, and decreased DLCO This patient has interstitial lung disease as evidenced by the three classical symptoms of: cough, fine crackles (often described as "Velcro-like crackles"), and d...

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 →