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Research & Reviews  309 results

The latency period of mesothelioma among a cohort of British asbestos workers (1978-2005).
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3790169
British Journal of Cancer; Frost G

Aug 30th, 2013 - The Great Britain (GB) Asbestos Survey is a prospective cohort of asbestos workers in GB. The objective of this study was to investigate determinants of mesothelioma latency, paying particular attention to indicators of intensity of asbestos expos...

Asbestosis Treatment & Management
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/295966-treatment

Mar 4th, 2020 - Approach Considerations Remain aware of the complications of asbestosis to expedite detection and treatment. Inform patients about the work-related causation of the disease (potentially compensable) and report it to appropriate state or federal ag...

Bronchoalveolar cell differential count and the number of asbestos bodies correlate wit...
https://doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2018-105606
Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Keskitalo E, Varis L et. al.

Jul 24th, 2019 - To determine cell differential counts and the number of asbestos bodies (ABs) in bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) fluid obtained from patients with asbestosis, and to correlate the results with their survival. The BAL cell differential counts and ABs ...

The natural course of lung function decline in asbestos exposed subjects with pleural p...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rmed.2019.06.013
Respiratory Medicine; Barnikel M, Million PM et. al.

Jun 21st, 2019 - While there is a good knowledge of the natural course of lung function in interstitial lung diseases (ILD) like idiopathic lung fibrosis (IPF), many ambiguities remain in patients with asbestosis. Therefore, we evaluated the change in lung functio...

Synthetic secoisolariciresinol diglucoside (LGM2605) inhibits Libby amphibole fiber-ind...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.taap.2019.04.018
Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology; Christofidou-Solomidou M, Pietrofesa RA et. al.

Apr 25th, 2019 - Exposure to the Libby Amphibole (LA) asbestos-like fibers found in Libby, Montana, is associated with inflammatory responses in mice and humans, and an increased risk of developing mesothelioma, asbestosis, pleural disease, and systemic autoimmune...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  343 results

The latency period of mesothelioma among a cohort of British asbestos workers (1978-2005).
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3790169
British Journal of Cancer; Frost G

Aug 30th, 2013 - The Great Britain (GB) Asbestos Survey is a prospective cohort of asbestos workers in GB. The objective of this study was to investigate determinants of mesothelioma latency, paying particular attention to indicators of intensity of asbestos expos...

Asbestosis Treatment & Management
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/295966-treatment

Mar 4th, 2020 - Approach Considerations Remain aware of the complications of asbestosis to expedite detection and treatment. Inform patients about the work-related causation of the disease (potentially compensable) and report it to appropriate state or federal ag...

Asbestosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/asbestosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354643

Dec 26th, 2019 - Diagnosis Asbestosis can be difficult to diagnose because its signs and symptoms are similar to those of many other types of respiratory diseases. Physical exam As part of your evaluation, your doctor discusses your health history, occupation and ...

Asbestosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/asbestosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354637

Dec 26th, 2019 - Overview Bronchioles and alveoli in the lungs Bronchioles and alveoli in the lungs In your lungs, the main airways (bronchi) branch off into smaller and smaller passageways — the smallest, called bronchioles, lead to tiny air sacs (alveoli). Asbes...

Bronchoalveolar cell differential count and the number of asbestos bodies correlate wit...
https://doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2018-105606
Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Keskitalo E, Varis L et. al.

Jul 24th, 2019 - To determine cell differential counts and the number of asbestos bodies (ABs) in bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) fluid obtained from patients with asbestosis, and to correlate the results with their survival. The BAL cell differential counts and ABs ...

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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 →