Thérèse Salameh

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A 20-year-old male patient with morbus Wilson was liver transplanted because of terminal failure of liver function. The explanted liver showed a strong macronodular cirrhosis as typically seen in Wilson disease. There were visible granular accumulations in the hepatocytes after the rubeanic acid or rhodanine method for histochemical detection of copper. The(More)
Trends of long-term observations and emission inventories suggest that traffic emissions will no longer dominate the concentrations of monoaromatic compounds (i.e., TEX - toluene, xylenes, and ethylbenzene) in European urban areas. But the split limit between traffic and other emission sector contributions such as solvent use remains tenuous. Here long-term(More)
Health risks posed by ambient air pollutants to the urban Lebanese population have not been well characterized. The aim of this study is to assess cancer risk and mortality burden of non-methane hydrocarbons (NMHCs) and particulates (PM) based on two field-sampling campaigns conducted during summer and winter seasons in Beirut. Seventy NMHCs were analyzed(More)
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