Pulmonary Function Tests in Workers Exposed to Asbestos Dust in Relation to Smoking and Body Mass Index

@inproceedings{Gidikova2010PulmonaryFT,
  title={Pulmonary Function Tests in Workers Exposed to Asbestos Dust in Relation to Smoking and Body Mass Index},
  author={P. Gidikova and Gospodinka Radeva Prakova and G. Sandeva},
  year={2010}
}
OBJECTIVE: To estimate the dependence of expiratory flows in asbestos exposed workers to body mass index and duration of smoking. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Spirometric tests using SPIROBANK (Italy) were performed among 97 healthy male workers, divided into groups according to their body mass index and smoking status. RESULTS: Statistically significant… CONTINUE READING