Computed tomography findings in urban transportation workers with low cumulative asbestos exposure.

@article{Ameille2007ComputedTF,
  title={Computed tomography findings in urban transportation workers with low cumulative asbestos exposure.},
  author={Jacques Ameille and Niccolo Mattei and François Laurent and Marc Letourneux and Christophe Paris and Annick Cl{\'e}ment and S Chamming and Françoise Conso and J C Pairon},
  journal={The international journal of tuberculosis and lung disease : the official journal of the International Union against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease},
  year={2007},
  volume={11 12},
  pages={1352-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the frequency of computed tomography (CT) scan pleural and interstitial changes in a population of urban transportation workers with low cumulative exposure to asbestos, and to measure inter-reader agreement. DESIGN A total of 269 male volunteers (mean age 54.0 +/- 2.3 years, mean estimated cumulative exposure index 1.7 +/- 2.3 fibres/ml-years), underwent a CT scan which was read independently by three experienced readers, with further consensus reading in case of pleural… CONTINUE READING