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Epidemiological survey among workers exposed to manganese: effects on lung, central nervous system, and some biological indices.
A cross-sectional epidemiological study was carried out among 141 male subjects exposed to inorganic manganese (Mn) in a Mn oxide and salt producing plant (mean age 34.3 years; duration of exposure,Expand
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Relationship between external and internal parameters of exposure to manganese in workers from a manganese oxide and salt producing plant.
In a plant producing manganese (Mn) oxides and salts, 11 different workplaces were identified. The current exposure to airborne Mn (total dust, personal sampling, n = 80) varied from 0.07 to 8.61Expand
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Patients with myeloid malignancies bearing PDGFRB fusion genes achieve durable long-term remissions with imatinib.
Myeloid neoplasms and eosinophilia with rearrangements of PDGFRB are uncommon Philadelphia-negative myeloproliferative neoplasms. Patients are typically male, with morphologic features of aExpand
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Fertility of male workers exposed to mercury vapor or to manganese dust: a questionnaire study.
The fertility of male workers exposed to mercury vapor or to manganese dust was assessed with the use of the questionnaire developed by Levine et al [1980]. In the mercury group (concentration ofExpand
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Comparable survival between HIV+ and HIV- non-Hodgkin and Hodgkin lymphoma patients undergoing autologous peripheral blood stem cell transplantation.
Autologous stem cell transplantation (ASCT) has been successfully used in HIV-related lymphoma (HIV-Ly) patients on highly active antiretroviral therapy. We report the first comparative analysisExpand
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Risk of AIDS-defining cancers among HIV-1-infected patients in France between 1992 and 2009: results from the FHDH-ANRS CO4 cohort.
BACKGROUND We examined trends in the incidence of the 3 AIDS-defining cancers (ADCs; Kaposi sarcoma [KS], non-Hodgkin lymphoma [NHL], and cervical cancer) among human immunodeficiency virusExpand
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Dexamethasone+Thalidomide (Dex/Thal) Compared to VAD as a Pre-Transplant Treatment in Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma (MM): A Randomized Trial.
Since 2003, 204 patients (pts) younger than 66 yrs with untreated active MM were randomly assigned to receive a 4 month treatment with Dex/Thal (n=100) or with a VAD-like regimen (n=104). Then, allExpand
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Autologous stem-cell transplantation in patients with HIV-related lymphoma.
PURPOSE Peripheral-blood autologous stem-cell transplantation (ASCT) in patients with HIV-related lymphoma (HIV-Ly) has been reported as a safe and useful procedure. Herein we report the EuropeanExpand
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Preclinical toxic effects of manganese in workers from a Mn salts and oxides producing plant.
The results of the present epidemiological study among 141 workers (mean age: 34 years) from a Mn salts and oxides producing plant in Belgium suggest that preclinical perturbations (lung function,Expand
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