Occupational exposure to dust: inflammation and ischaemic heart disease.

  title={Occupational exposure to dust: inflammation and ischaemic heart disease.},
  author={Barbro Sj{\"o}gren},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  volume={54 7},
OBJECTIVES To review the possible association between occupational exposure to dust and ischaemic heart disease (IHD). METHODS A literature search was performed of relevant studies regarding IHD in specific exposures to dust. The chosen exposures were arsenic, asbestos, beryllium, lead, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and quartz. The chosen occupations were farmers, paper and paper pulp workers, sawyers, and welders. DISCUSSION A theory was launched in 1995 that urban particulate air… CONTINUE READING


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