Observations on the lungs of vanadium workers.

  title={Observations on the lungs of vanadium workers.},
  author={Matti K Kiviluoto},
  journal={British journal of industrial medicine},
  volume={37 4},
Out of a total of 79 employees at a factory making vanadium pentoxide from magnetite ore 63 were investigated by respiratory questionnaire, chest radiography, and tests of ventilatory function. The findings were compared with a reference group of 63 men, matched for age (to within two years) and for smoking habit (to within five cigarettes daily) selected from workers at a magnetite ore mine. Analysis of the ventilation tests showed no significant differences between the reference group and the… CONTINUE READING


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