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ALLMedicine™ Silicosis Center

Research & Reviews  351 results

Early Identification, Accurate Diagnosis, and Treatment of Silicosis.
Canadian Respiratory Journal; Li T, Yang X et. al.

May 6th, 2022 - Silicosis is a global problem, and it has brought about great burdens to society and patients' families. The etiology of silicosis is clear, preventable, and controllable, but the onset is hidden and the duration is long. Thus, it is difficult to ...

Demographic, exposure and clinical characteristics in a multinational registry of engin...
Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Hua JT, Zell-Baran L et. al.

May 4th, 2022 - To investigate differences in workplace exposure, demographic and clinical findings in engineered stone (ES) workers from a multinational consortium using the Engineered Stone Silicosis Investigators (ESSI) Global Silicosis Registry. With ethics b...

Endovascular Treatment of Central Pulmonary Arterial Pseudoaneurysms in the Context of ...
Chest Ma X, Yu D et. al.

May 2nd, 2022 - Endovascular Treatment of Central Pulmonary Arterial Pseudoaneurysms in the Context of Silicosis Combined with Pulmonary Tuberculosis.|2022|Ma X,Yu D,Jie B,Li LL,Zhong W,|

Unexpected case of accelerated silicosis in a female quarry worker.
Occupational Medicine (Oxford, England); Leong TL, Wimaleswaran H et. al.

Apr 26th, 2022 - Silicosis is a progressive and irreversible fibrotic occupational lung disease caused by inhalation of respirable crystalline silica (RCS). Recently, outbreaks have been reported in industries involving direct work with high silica-containing mate...

Survival analysis of 15,402 pneumoconiosis cases in Jiangsu Province of China from 1961...
Annals of Palliative Medicine; Song X, Shen H et. al.

Apr 12th, 2022 - Pneumoconiosis has been reported as one of the major global burdens of occupational health-related diseases. The global prevalence had increased since 1990. Prevention and treatment of pneumoconiosis in the project of occupational health have been...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  6 results

Pirfenidone for the Reduction of Metabolic, Inflammatory and Fibrogenic Activity in Complicated Silicosis

Jan 13th, 2022 - Hypothesis: Pirfenidone reduces pulmonary metabolic activity in patients with Progressive Massive Fibrosis (PMF). Objetives: Main objetive: To evaluate the efficacy of pirfenidone in reducing pulmonary metabolic activity quantified by PET-CT Scan ...

Effect of Phosphate Exposure on Workers Health

Oct 26th, 2021 - Mining continues to be a dangerous activity, whether large-scale industrial mining or small-scale artisanal mining. Not only are there accidents, but exposure to dust and toxins, along with stress from the working environment or managerial pressur...

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...

Screening Strategy for Early Diagnosis of Silicosis in At-Risk Populations in Oklahoma

May 22nd, 2020 - Silicosis, a preventable yet irreversible occupational lung disease, has an insidious onset with a latency period for diagnosis extending beyond 10 years from the initial exposure. The central hypothesis of this study is that silicosis cases may c...

Safety of Stem Cells Intrabronchial Instillation for Silicosis

May 27th, 2015 - This study will perfume the safety (Phase I) study of 10 patients with silicosis treated with intrabronchial instillation of autologous bone marrow derived mononuclear cells (BMDMC, 2x107) through bronchoscopy. The inclusion criteria is: age betwe...

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News  20 results

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,...

Silica and SSc: A Link Confirmed

Jul 3rd, 2018 - Action Points Occupational exposure to silica dust was linked with an increased rate of systemic sclerosis (SSc) and a high prevalence of specific disease manifestations, according to an Italian study of 80 patients with SSc. Note that SSc is an i...

CDC: Black Lung Resurgent Among Kentucky Coal Miners

Dec 16th, 2016 - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is reporting a large, recent cluster of advanced black lung disease occurring among coal miners living and working in a single region of eastern Kentucky. Between January 2015 and August 2016, 60...

Osmosis Question of the Week July 29, 2016

Jul 29th, 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...

South Africa allows silicosis class action against gold firms

May 13th, 2016 - JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa gave the green light on Friday for class action suits seeking damages from gold companies for up to half a million miners who contracted the fatal lung diseases silicosis and tuberculosis. Former gold miners l...

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