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ALLMedicine™ Asbestosis Center

Research & Reviews  150 results

Asbestos and Other Hazardous Fibrous Minerals: Potential Exposure Pathways and Associat...
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Berry TA, Belluso E et. al.

Apr 13th, 2022 - There are six elongate mineral particles (EMPs) corresponding to specific dimensional and morphological criteria, known as asbestos. Responsible for health issues including asbestosis, and malignant mesothelioma, asbestos has been well researched....

Giant Cell Interstitial Pneumonia In Native, Transplanted And Re-Transplanted Lungs 8 Y...
International Journal of Surgical Pathology; Ntiamoah P, Mukhopadhyay S et. al.

Apr 7th, 2022 - Pneumoconioses are a group of non-neoplastic pulmonary disorders caused by inhaled inorganic particles. Well-described pneumoconioses include asbestosis, silicosis, coal worker's pneumoconiosis, chronic beryllium disease, and hard metal lung disea...

Standardized incidence ratios of malignant neoplasms among patients with pneumoconiosis.
Occupational Medicine (Oxford, England); Michibata T, Yorifuji T

Apr 1st, 2022 - Patients with pneumoconiosis, such as silicosis and asbestosis, have a high risk of lung cancer. However, whether these patients are at high risk for neoplasms other than lung cancer and mesothelioma remains inconclusive. To examine whether patien...

Sex-Specific Mortality from Asbestos-Related Diseases, Lung and Ovarian Cancer in Munic...
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Saito CA, Bussacos MA et. al.

Mar 26th, 2022 - The aim of this study is to compare the mortality rates for typical asbestos-related diseases (ARD-T: mesothelioma, asbestosis, and pleural plaques) and for lung and ovarian cancer in Brazilian municipalities where asbestos mines and asbestos-ceme...

The Impact of Ambient Environmental and Occupational Pollution on Respiratory Diseases.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Nishida C, Yatera K

Mar 11th, 2022 - Ambient pollutants and occupational pollutants may cause and exacerbate various lung and respiratory diseases. This review describes lung and respiratory diseases in relation to ambient pollutants, particularly particulate matter (PM2.5), and occu...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  3 results

It's Not JUST Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Study

Jul 2nd, 2021 - 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...

The Nintedanib in Progressive Pneumoconiosis Study (NiPPS): a Collaborative NSW Treatment Trial

Feb 10th, 2021 - 100 Patients with asbestosis, silicosis, coal workers pneumoconiosis and diffuse dust fibrosis will be included. Patients will have an FVC ≥45% predicted (no upper threshold), and a diffusion capacity of the lung for carbon monoxide (TLCO) above 3...

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Job Exposures Study

Dec 12th, 2019 - Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a scarring lung disease. It damages the air sacs that allow oxygen to be transferred into the blood and transported to vital organs. These changes make people with IPF cough and feel short of breath. It not k...

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News  13 results

Fundamentals of Mesothelioma

Apr 2nd, 2021 - Suresh Ramalingam, MD: Mesothelioma is a rare disease, but certainly we see enough of them in our clinical practice, and it is important for us to have a conversation about some recent developments that will guide management. Christine, at your in...

US Lung Transplants for Work-Related Lung Diseases Are Increasing

Oct 13th, 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

Apr 30th, 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...

Fast Five Quiz: Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Imaging

Apr 30th, 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...

Asbestos: A Public Health Crisis of 'Unprecedented Scale'

May 23rd, 2019 - Rapidly developing nations such as Brazil, Russia, India, and China "face an impending public health crisis of an unprecedented scale" because they continue to produce and use asbestos, warn experts. In 2016, these four countries accounted for alm...

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Patient Education  3 results see all →