asbestos exposure

Inhalation of asbestos fibers.

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1960-2018
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2006
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2006
Asbestos is the main cause of human malignant mesothelioma (MM). In vivo, macrophages phagocytize asbestos and, in response… (More)
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2004
2004
BACKGROUND Retroperitoneal fibrosis (RPF) is an uncommon disease with unknown causation in most cases. The pathognomonic finding… (More)
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2004
2004
Inhalation of asbestos fibers leads to interstitial lung disease (asbestosis) characterized by inflammation and fibrosis. The… (More)
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1999
1999
Asbestos-related benign and malignant pleural diseases are endemic in some rural parts of central Turkey because of environmental… (More)
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1996
1996
Epidemiologic studies suggest increased risk of epithelial ovarian cancer in female asbestos workers and increased risk of… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and asbestosis are fibrotic interstitial lung diseases characterized by alveolar wall… (More)
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1991
1991
In a hospital-based case-control study of 124 (105 male and 19 female) histologically confirmed malignant mesothelioma cases and… (More)
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1978
1978
A study of the occupational histories of 52 females with malignant mesothelioma and certain of their relatives, carried out to… (More)
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1971
1971
Pleural mesothelioma has been diagnosed in 52 patients in three hospitals on Merseyside between 1955 and 1970, 60% being… (More)
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Highly Cited
1960
Highly Cited
1960
Primary malignant tumours of the pleura are uncommon. Thirty-three cases (22 males, 11 females, ages 31 to 68) of diffuse pleural… (More)
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