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Research & Reviews  333 results

Incidence of Cancer and Asbestos-Related Diseases among Residents Living near Abandoned...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18030875
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Kwak K, Zoh KE et. al.

Jan 27th, 2021 - The use of asbestos has been banned since 2009 in South Korea. However, there is still a risk of exposure to environmental asbestos originating from abandoned asbestos mines. We constructed a retrospective dynamic cohort using the National Health ...

Sensitive Blood-Based Detection of Asbestos-Associated Diseases Using Cysteine-Rich Ang...
https://doi.org/10.1093/clinchem/hvaa232
Clinical Chemistry; Bartkowiak K, Casjens S et. al.

Dec 18th, 2020 - Detection of asbestos-associated diseases like asbestosis or mesothelioma is still challenging. We sought to improve the diagnosis of benign asbestos-associated disease (BAAD) by detection of the protein cysteine-rich angiogenic inducer 61 (Cyr61)...

Telomerase gene variants and telomere shortening in patients with silicosis or asbestosis.
https://doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2020-107046
Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Fan Y, Zheng C et. al.

Dec 16th, 2020 - Telomerase gene variants that lead to accelerated telomere shortening are linked to progressive-fibrosing interstitial lung diseases. However, little is known about their relationships with pneumoconiosis. This study aimed to identify TERT/TERC va...

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...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  359 results

Incidence of Cancer and Asbestos-Related Diseases among Residents Living near Abandoned...
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18030875
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Kwak K, Zoh KE et. al.

Jan 27th, 2021 - The use of asbestos has been banned since 2009 in South Korea. However, there is still a risk of exposure to environmental asbestos originating from abandoned asbestos mines. We constructed a retrospective dynamic cohort using the National Health ...

Sensitive Blood-Based Detection of Asbestos-Associated Diseases Using Cysteine-Rich Ang...
https://doi.org/10.1093/clinchem/hvaa232
Clinical Chemistry; Bartkowiak K, Casjens S et. al.

Dec 18th, 2020 - Detection of asbestos-associated diseases like asbestosis or mesothelioma is still challenging. We sought to improve the diagnosis of benign asbestos-associated disease (BAAD) by detection of the protein cysteine-rich angiogenic inducer 61 (Cyr61)...

Telomerase gene variants and telomere shortening in patients with silicosis or asbestosis.
https://doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2020-107046
Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Fan Y, Zheng C et. al.

Dec 16th, 2020 - Telomerase gene variants that lead to accelerated telomere shortening are linked to progressive-fibrosing interstitial lung diseases. However, little is known about their relationships with pneumoconiosis. This study aimed to identify TERT/TERC va...

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,...

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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 →