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Document ID (ISN)44970
CIS number 85-1948
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Totolo R.
Title Medical surveillance of workers at risk of developing bladder cancer due to exposure to aromatic amines
Original title Surveillance médicale des travailleurs soumis à un risque de tumeur vésicale due aux amines aromatiques [in French]
Bibliographic information Université de Paris Val-de-Marne, Faculté de médecine de Créteil, Paris, France. 1985. 139p. 172 ref.
Abstract Medical thesis covering early detection methods for bladder tumours due to exposure to aromatic amines in industry. Epidemiology, aetiopathology, histology and evolution of bladder cancer. Clinical investigation techniques in occupational medicine. Strategies for medical surveillance during pre-employment examinations and for exposed workers. Legislative aspects, particularly in Italy. The need for new regulations (clinical and complementary examinations, medical files, periodic examinations, follow-up after the cessation of exposure) and for the standardisation of surveillance criteria are emphasised.
Descriptors (primary) aromatic amines; early diagnosis; bladder; occupational medicine; bladder tumour
Descriptors (secondary) France; Italy; thesis; exposure tests; legislation; medical supervision; exposure evaluation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the kidney and the urinary system
Aromatic amines