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Category Archives: Occupational Asbestos Exposure

A wide variety of companies and industries used, and even continue to use, asbestos. While asbestos has never respected job titles, working in certain occupations and industries may increase your likelihood (and that of your family via contaminated clothing) of having been exposed to asbestos.

Predictors of Filing Claims and Receiving Compensation in Malignant Mesothelioma Patients

Health Policy 2020 June 10 [Link] Alessandro Marinaccio, Claudio Gariazzo, Davide Di Marzio, Sergio Iavicoli, ReNaM Working Group Abstract Although the predominant occupation origin of mesothelioma is well known, determinant factors involved in filing compensation are scarcely investigated. A linkage between incident mesothelioma cases collected by Italian mesothelioma register (ReNaM) and compensation claims and assignment […]

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Secondary Renal Amyloidosis Associated With Asbestos-Related Pleuropulmonary Diseases

CEN Case Reports 2020 June 13 [Link] Ryoko Shibata, Tomomi Ozaki, Kazuhiro Tada, Takashi Aoyama, Maho Watanabe, Naoko Himuro, Koji Takahashi, Kenji Ito, Tetsuhiko Yasuno, Katsuhisa Miyake, Kosuke Masutani, Noriko Uesugi, Kazuki Nabeshima, Hitoshi Nakashima Abstract Here, we present a 67-year-old Japanese man who developed insidious-onset nephrotic syndrome. He had a history of occupational asbestos […]

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The epidemiological surveillance of malignant mesothelioma in Italy (1993-2015): methods, findings, and research perspectives.

Epidemiologia e prevenzione 2020 Jan-Feb [Link] Marinaccio A, Corfiati M, Binazzi A, Di Marzio D, Bonafede M, Verardo M, Migliore E, Gennaro V, Mensi C, Schallemberg G, Mazzoleni G, Fedeli U, Negro C, Romanelli A, Chellini E, Grappasonni I, Pascucci C, Madeo G, Romeo E, Trafficante L, Carrozza F, Angelillo IF, Cavone D, Cauzillo G, […]

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MicroRNAs diagnostic and prognostic value as predictive markers for malignant mesothelioma.

Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health 2020 April 20 [Link] Sturchio E, Berardinelli MG, Boccia P, Zanellato M, Gioiosa S Abstract Malignant mesothelioma is an aggressive tumor resistant to current therapies with a latency period ranging between 20 and 60 years, caused by inhalation of asbestos fibers, that continues to represent a social and healthcare […]

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Asbestos Air Pollution: Description of a Mesothelioma Cluster Due to Residential Exposure from an Asbestos Cement Factory.

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2020 April 12 [Link] Vimercati L, Cavone D, Delfino MC, Caputi A, De Maria L, Sponselli S, Corrado V, Ferri GM, Serio G Abstract The study describes a cluster of 71 malignant mesothelioma cases among Bari residents without asbestos exposure other than residential exposure. This small cohort, […]

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Association between asbestos exposure and pericardial and tunica vaginalis testis malignant mesothelioma: a case-control study and epidemiological remarks.

Scandinavian Journal of Work and Environmental Health 2020 April 7 [Link] Marinaccio A, Consonni D, Mensi C, Mirabelli D, Migliore E, Magnani C, Di Marzio D, Gennaro V, Mazzoleni G, Girardi P, Negro C, Romanelli A, Chellini E, Grappasonni I, Madeo G, Romeo E, Ascoli V, Carrozza F, Angelillo IF, Cavone D, Tumino R, Melis […]

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Measurement of asbestos emissions associated with demolition of abandoned residential dwellings.

The Science of the Total Environment 2020 March 21 [Link] Neitzel RL, Sayler SK, Demond AH, d’Arcy H, Garabrant DH, Franzblau A Abstract Many cities are revitalizing their urban cores through the demolition of abandoned residential dwellings (ARDs). However, data regarding the emissions of asbestos during such an operation are sparse. We measured airborne asbestos […]

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The role of imaging in malignant pleural mesothelioma: an update after the 2018 BTS guidelines.

Clinical Radiology 2020 February 18 [Link] Sinha S, Swift AJ, Kamil MA, Matthews S, Bull MJ, Fisher P, De Fonseka D, Saha S, Edwards JG, Johns CS Abstract Malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is a primary malignancy of the pleura and is associated with a poor outcome. The symptoms and signs of malignant mesothelioma present late […]

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[Diffuse Intraparenchymal Mesothelioma: An Atypical Presentation].

Acta Medica Portuguesa 2020 February 3 [Link] Pais A, Pinto N, Cardoso J, Fernandes M, Coutinho AI, Oliveira AS, Carvalho L, B├írbara C Abstract Pleural mesothelioma is a disease associated with exposure to asbestos. Although rare, it is the most common malignant pleural neoplasm. It is difficult to diagnose and it has a poor prognosis. […]

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Predictions of Mortality from Pleural Mesothelioma in Italy After the Ban of Asbestos Use.

International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2020 January 17 [Link] Oddone E, Bollon J, Nava CR, Bugani M, Consonni D, Marinaccio A, Magnani C, Barone-Adesi F Abtract Even if the epidemic of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) is still far from being over worldwide, the health effects of regulations banning asbestos can be evaluated […]

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