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ALLMedicine™ Asbestosis Center

Research & Reviews  341 results

Incidence of mesothelioma and asbestosis by occupation in a diverse workforce.
https://doi.org/10.1002/ajim.23245
American Journal of Industrial Medicine; DeBono NL, Warden H et. al.

Apr 9th, 2021 - We sought to characterize detailed patterns of mesothelioma and asbestosis incidence in the workforce as part of an occupational disease surveillance program in Ontario, Canada. The Occupational Disease Surveillance System (ODSS) cohort was establ...

Less Common Respiratory Conditions: Occupational Lung Diseases.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33683849
FP Essentials; Wilk A, Garland S et. al.

Mar 8th, 2021 - Occupational lung diseases are caused by workplace inhalation of chemicals, dusts, or fumes. They include asbestosis, silicosis, coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP), and occupational asthma. These diseases have nonspecific respiratory symptoms and ...

Survival of patients with asbestosis can be assessed by risk-predicting models.
https://doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2020-106819
Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Keskitalo E, Salonen J et. al.

Feb 27th, 2021 - Our aim was to investigate the pulmonary function test (PFT) results of patients with asbestosis and determine whether baseline PFTs and the risk-predicting models such as gender, age and physiologic (GAP) variables model and composite physiologic...

Asbestos in High-Risk Communities: Public Health Implications.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7915393
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Emmett EA

Feb 10th, 2021 - Asbestos-related diseases (ARDs)-mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis-are well known as occupational diseases. As industrial asbestos use is eliminated, ARDs within the general community from para-occupational, environmental, and natural expo...

Incidence of Cancer and Asbestos-Related Diseases among Residents Living near Abandoned...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7908467
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 ...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  367 results

Incidence of mesothelioma and asbestosis by occupation in a diverse workforce.
https://doi.org/10.1002/ajim.23245
American Journal of Industrial Medicine; DeBono NL, Warden H et. al.

Apr 9th, 2021 - We sought to characterize detailed patterns of mesothelioma and asbestosis incidence in the workforce as part of an occupational disease surveillance program in Ontario, Canada. The Occupational Disease Surveillance System (ODSS) cohort was establ...

Less Common Respiratory Conditions: Occupational Lung Diseases.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/33683849
FP Essentials; Wilk A, Garland S et. al.

Mar 8th, 2021 - Occupational lung diseases are caused by workplace inhalation of chemicals, dusts, or fumes. They include asbestosis, silicosis, coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP), and occupational asthma. These diseases have nonspecific respiratory symptoms and ...

Survival of patients with asbestosis can be assessed by risk-predicting models.
https://doi.org/10.1136/oemed-2020-106819
Occupational and Environmental Medicine; Keskitalo E, Salonen J et. al.

Feb 27th, 2021 - Our aim was to investigate the pulmonary function test (PFT) results of patients with asbestosis and determine whether baseline PFTs and the risk-predicting models such as gender, age and physiologic (GAP) variables model and composite physiologic...

Asbestos in High-Risk Communities: Public Health Implications.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7915393
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Emmett EA

Feb 10th, 2021 - Asbestos-related diseases (ARDs)-mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis-are well known as occupational diseases. As industrial asbestos use is eliminated, ARDs within the general community from para-occupational, environmental, and natural expo...

Incidence of Cancer and Asbestos-Related Diseases among Residents Living near Abandoned...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7908467
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 ...

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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 →