Stanley Landau

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Environmental and host factors have been implicated in the pathogenesis of emphysema. To assess the role of gold mining exposure (an environmental factor) and of various clinical features recorded early in a miner's career (host factors), a case control study was carried out as follows. From whole lung sections made routinely at all full autopsy(More)
Malignant mesothelioma is a rare tumour known to be associated with prior exposure to asbestos. Previous studies have described the occupational and clinical features of cases of mesothelioma in the Republic of South Africa (RSA) but none has set out to determine incidence of this disease. To estimate incidence, a case register was compiled for 1976-84 by(More)
A computerized system for recording the results of structured, numerically coded autopsy reports on various types of mine workers has been in operation at the National Centre for Occupational Health in Johannesburg since 1975. Historical developments, particularly those associated with compensation for occupational disease, have resulted in very high(More)
n engl j med 366;5 nejm.org february 2, 2012 e9 A 55-year-old man with a 31-year history of type 1 diabetes mel­ litus presented for a routine clinical evaluation, his first in two decades. His insulin regimen consisted of a combination of neutral protamine Hagedorn (NPH) and rapid­acting insulin. In the many years since his diabetes diagnosis, he had(More)
It is frequently stated that the most common primary lung cancer cell type in asbestos-exposed persons is adenocarcinoma. Recently a contrary opinion has been expressed. This study compares the cell types recorded among deceased South African miners whose lungs were examined at the National Centre for Occupational Health. It supports the opinion that(More)
  • S Landau, W May
  • 2013
'It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of light, it was the season of darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us ... '. These(More)
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