Mesothelioma among Motor Vehicle Mechanics: An Updated Review and Meta-analysis.

  title={Mesothelioma among Motor Vehicle Mechanics: An Updated Review and Meta-analysis.},
  author={David H. Garabrant and Dominik D. Alexander and Paula E. Miller and Jon P. Fryzek and Paolo Boffetta and Mary Jane Teta and Patrick A Hessel and Valerie A Craven and Michael A. Kelsh and Michael Goodman},
  journal={The Annals of occupational hygiene},
  volume={60 1},
BACKGROUND We published a meta-analysis of the association between work as a motor vehicle mechanic and mesothelioma in 2004. Since then, several relevant studies on this topic have been published. Thus, to update the state-of-the-science on this issue, we conducted a new systematic review and meta-analysis. METHODS A comprehensive PubMed literature search through May 2014 was conducted to identify studies that reported relative risk estimates for mesothelioma among motor vehicle mechanics… CONTINUE READING