Malignant mesothelioma of the pleura in Trieste, Italy.


One hundred and seventy malignant pleural mesotheliomas seen at necropsy at the Institute of Pathological Anatomy of the Trieste University during the period 1968-1987 were reviewed. The series included 153 men and 17 women, aged between 33 and 92 years (median 70 years). Lifetime work histories were obtained from the patients' relatives by personal or… (More)


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@article{Giarelli1992MalignantMO, title={Malignant mesothelioma of the pleura in Trieste, Italy.}, author={Luigi Giarelli and C. Bianchi and G. Grandi}, journal={American journal of industrial medicine}, year={1992}, volume={22 4}, pages={521-30} }