Klaus Siegmund

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OBJECTIVE To quantify silicosis and lung cancer risks among porcelain workers occupationally exposed to respirable crystalline silica. METHODS We reread historical radiographs to identify silicosis and estimated exposure on the basis of detailed work history and about 8000 industrial hygiene measurements. Cox proportional hazards models estimated risks by(More)
There is a complex interaction between the heart and the lungs. We report on a healthy female who performs breath hold diving at a high, international level. In order to optimize pressure equalization during diving and to increase oxygen available, apneists employed a special breathing maneuver, so called "lung packing". Based on cardiac MRI we could(More)
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