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By Daniel E. Banks MD (auth.), Paul De Vuyst MD, PhD, Pierre Alain Gevenois MD, PhD (eds.)

ISBN-10: 3540213430

ISBN-13: 9783540213437

ISBN-10: 3540309039

ISBN-13: 9783540309031

The spectrum of occupational and environmental illnesses has replaced markedly in the past decade. Pneumoconiosis continues to be a typical reason for persistent lung affliction however the thought has developed to surround reactions of the lung to chemical compounds and natural or inorganic dirt. in addition, new business strategies have ended in the construction and use of a variety of chemical substances, metals, and alloys, increasingly more which, together with man-made natural debris, are suggested to reason interstitial lung affliction in uncovered employees. hence, whereas the team in coal mining and asbestos dealing with has lowered, new teams of staff are susceptible to publicity to giant quantities of mineral and metal dusts which could set off pneumoconiosis.

This well-illustrated ebook, written through the world over acclaimed specialists, offers an updated and finished method of glossy imaging of environmental and occupational ailments of the chest. the 1st a part of the booklet addresses the fundamental wisdom required to appreciate imaging during this context, whereas the second one specializes in the imaging effects completed in various particular issues. there's specific emphasis at the position of thin-section computed tomography due to the fact that this system allows the detection of early subclinical abnormalities.

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Farmer’s lung has been called a disease of nonsmokers (Warren 1977; Dalphin et al. 1993), like certain inflammatory diseases such as sarcoidosis and ulcerative colitis (Douglas et al. 1986). In healthy farmers, precipitating antibodies to mold antigens are found in a higher frequency among nonsmokers than among smokers (Gruchow et al. 1981; Cormier and Belanger 1985). A reason for this may be changes in the local immunological system in the lungs of smokers (Holt and Keast 1977; Andersen et al.

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In this second edition, Ramazzini added some chapters, but the chapters on organic-dust-induced symptoms were included already in the first edition of De morbis artificum published in 1700. In Iceland, reports appeared during the 18th and 19th centuries concerning a disease called “heysótt” caused by moldy hay (Eliasson 1982). Despite all A. Rask-Andersen and Ø. Omland knowledge from different countries, however, the danger of exposure to moldy material in farming was forgotten, until it was rediscovered and described by Campbell in 1931 (Campbell 1932).

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