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ALLMedicine™ Silicosis Center

Research & Reviews  815 results

Lung transplantation for silicosis and recovery: an Australian case study.
https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2021.30.3.178
British Journal of Nursing (Mark Allen Publishing); McEwen K, Brodie L

Feb 10th, 2021 - Lung transplantation is a well-established treatment for a variety of end-stage pulmonary diseases. However, the journey of a lung transplant recipient is complex and multifaceted. Silicosis is a rare indication for lung transplantation, but no ot...

Toxicity studies of abrasive blasting agents administered by inhalation to F344/NTac ra...
https://doi.org/10.22427/NTP-TOX-91
Toxicity Report Series;

Feb 2nd, 2021 - Abrasive blasting, commonly known as sandblasting, involves forcibly projecting a stream of abrasive particles through compressed air or steam against a surface to change its quality or to remove contaminants. Silica blasting sand contains high le...

Evaluation of lung densitometric and volumetric changes in silicosis patients using thr...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crad.2020.12.015
Clinical Radiology; Çankaya BY, Polat G et. al.

Jan 29th, 2021 - To evaluate the density and volume changes in the lungs of silicosis patients and their relationship with the disease severity classification of the International Labor Organization (ILO). The multidetector computed tomography (CT) images of 44 pa...

Multi-omics study of silicosis reveals the potential therapeutic targets PGD2 and TXA2.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7797695
Theranostics Pang J, Qi X et. al.

Jan 27th, 2021 - Rationale: Silicosis is a severe occupational lung disease. Current treatments for silicosis have highly limited availability (i.e., lung transplantation) or, do not effectively prolong patient survival time (i.e., lung lavage). There is thus an u...

Long noncoding RNA-SNHG20 promotes silica-induced pulmonary fibrosis by miR-490-3p/TGFB...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tox.2021.152683
Toxicology Cheng D, Xu Q et. al.

Jan 22nd, 2021 - Silicosis is a universal occupational disease, which is caused by long-term crystalline silica exposure. Recent studies have shown that noncoding RNAs participate in diverse pathological cellular pathways. However, the precise regulation mechanism...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  885 results

Lung transplantation for silicosis and recovery: an Australian case study.
https://doi.org/10.12968/bjon.2021.30.3.178
British Journal of Nursing (Mark Allen Publishing); McEwen K, Brodie L

Feb 10th, 2021 - Lung transplantation is a well-established treatment for a variety of end-stage pulmonary diseases. However, the journey of a lung transplant recipient is complex and multifaceted. Silicosis is a rare indication for lung transplantation, but no ot...

Toxicity studies of abrasive blasting agents administered by inhalation to F344/NTac ra...
https://doi.org/10.22427/NTP-TOX-91
Toxicity Report Series;

Feb 2nd, 2021 - Abrasive blasting, commonly known as sandblasting, involves forcibly projecting a stream of abrasive particles through compressed air or steam against a surface to change its quality or to remove contaminants. Silica blasting sand contains high le...

Evaluation of lung densitometric and volumetric changes in silicosis patients using thr...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.crad.2020.12.015
Clinical Radiology; Çankaya BY, Polat G et. al.

Jan 29th, 2021 - To evaluate the density and volume changes in the lungs of silicosis patients and their relationship with the disease severity classification of the International Labor Organization (ILO). The multidetector computed tomography (CT) images of 44 pa...

Multi-omics study of silicosis reveals the potential therapeutic targets PGD2 and TXA2.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7797695
Theranostics Pang J, Qi X et. al.

Jan 27th, 2021 - Rationale: Silicosis is a severe occupational lung disease. Current treatments for silicosis have highly limited availability (i.e., lung transplantation) or, do not effectively prolong patient survival time (i.e., lung lavage). There is thus an u...

Long noncoding RNA-SNHG20 promotes silica-induced pulmonary fibrosis by miR-490-3p/TGFB...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tox.2021.152683
Toxicology Cheng D, Xu Q et. al.

Jan 22nd, 2021 - Silicosis is a universal occupational disease, which is caused by long-term crystalline silica exposure. Recent studies have shown that noncoding RNAs participate in diverse pathological cellular pathways. However, the precise regulation mechanism...

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News  69 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,...

South Africa miners reach $400 million silicosis settlement with mining companies
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-safrica-mining-silicosis/south-africa-miners-reach-400-million-silicosis-settlement-with-mining-companies-idUSKBN1I41B9

May 3rd, 2018 - JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African gold producers agreed a 5 billion rand ($400 million) class action settlement on Thursday with law firms representing thousands of miners who contracted the fatal lung diseases silicosis and tuberculosis, off...

South Africa gold miners' silicosis lawsuit settlement expected within six weeks
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-safrica-mining-silicosis/south-africa-gold-miners-silicosis-lawsuit-settlement-expected-within-six-weeks-idUSKCN1GN09V

Mar 11th, 2018 - JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African gold producers will likely reach a settlement within six weeks in a lawsuit over a fatal lung disease that companies have set aside 5 billion rand ($420 million) in provisions for, a lawyer and industry group...

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