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Journal: Respiration
Respiration (2014) 88 (4): 277–284.
Published Online: 28 August 2014
...Nobukazu Fujimoto; Katsuya Kato; Ikuji Usami; Fumikazu Sakai; Takeshi Tokuyama; Seiji Hayashi; Kenji Miyamoto; Takumi Kishimoto Background: The clinical features of asbestos-related diffuse pleural thickening (DPT) remain unclear. Objectives: To clarify the association between radiological findings...
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Journal: Respiration
Respiration (1989) 55 (4): 237–241.
Published Online: 20 January 2009
...L.V. Zerva; S.H. Constantopoulos; H.M. Moutsopoulos The inhabitants of Metsovo in northwestern Greece have been environmentally exposed to asbestos from childhood because they had been using a tremolite-containing material for whitewash, without knowing its consistency. As a result, they have...
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Journal: Respiration
Respiration (1992) 59 (Suppl. 1): 38–40.
Published Online: 20 January 2009
...W.W. Merrill; D. Carter; M.R. Cullen Bronchoscopy and bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) yield important information about the lower respiratory tract of subjects who have been exposed to asbestos. Evidence of metaplasia is easily detected with random biopsies in large airways and a relationship...
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Journal: Respiration
Respiration (1991) 58 (3-4): 204–206.
Published Online: 20 January 2009
...Michael Huncharek; Joshua Muscat We describe an unusual case of metastatic poorly differentiated laryngeal carcinoma to the pleura resembling pleural mesothelioma in a patient with a positive history of exposure to asbestos. This case not only describes an unusual presentation of metastatic...
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Journal: Respiration
Respiration (2009) 78 (1): 63–68.
Published Online: 09 October 2008
...L. Sichletidis; D. Chloros; D. Spyratos; A.-B. Haidich; I. Fourkiotou; M. Kakoura; D. Patakas Background: Asbestos exposure is related to serious adverse health effects. However, there is disagreement about the relationship between chrysotile exposure and mesothelioma or lung cancer. Objectives...
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Journal: Respiration
Respiration (2008) 76 (1): 1–15.
Published Online: 08 May 2008
...Laurent Greillier; Philippe Astoul At present, the use of asbestos is not regulated at a worldwide scale. Moreover, there is a latency period between asbestos exposure and the manifestations of asbestos-related diseases. Consequently, pulmonologists are still dealing with consequences of asbestos...
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Journal: Respiration
Respiration (2002) 69 (3): 261–267.
Published Online: 19 June 2002
... incorporation of asbestos fibres has been described in these areas, causing them to be seen as potential starting points for malignant mesotheliomas. Objectives: The aim of our examinations was to describe the morphology of black spots in order to understand their formal pathogenesis and discuss their role...
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Journal: Respiration
Respiration (2001) 68 (1): 106–108.
Published Online: 14 February 2001
... canal. Our patient was a 57-year-old male, who smoked 60 packets of cigarettes per year and had worked at a fiber-cement factory for 28 years (from 1965 to 1993). He gave up his job when he was diagnosed with asbestosis. Diagnosis of asbestosis was based on: history of exposure to asbestos...
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Journal: Respiration
Respiration (2000) 67 (4): 456–458.
Published Online: 26 July 2000
...Katharina Gloeckner-Hofmann; Xiong-Zeng Zhu; Heinrich Bartels; Alfred C. Feller; Hartmut Merz Pleural mesothelioma is commonly associated to asbestos exposure. A 40-year-old woman is described who presented with shortness of breath. She had a smoking history but no history of asbestos exposure...