|Document ID (ISN)||100819|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0025-7818 - Medicina del lavoro
|Convention or series no.
Gruppo di lavoro per la sorveglianza del mesotelioma in Romagna
||Analysis of occupational exposure to asbestos in cases of mesothelioma registered in Romagna (1986-1998)
||Analisi dell'esposizione professionale ad asbesto dei casi di mesotelioma registrati in Romagna - 1986-1998 [in Italian]|
||Nov.-Dec. 2000, Vol.91, No.6, p.575-586. 44 ref.
||Among 125 cases of mesothelioma of the pleura, peritoneum and pericardium registered in the Romagna region (Italy) between 1986 and 1998, adequate information was obtained for 122 subjects with past occupational exposure to asbestos. The male/female ratio was 81/41. The median age was 68 years and pleural location accounted for 96 cases. Time period, residence, kind of diagnosis, information about family relations and smoking habits exerted no independent effect. Occupational exposure occurred in a total of 22 different kind of workplaces.
||mesothelioma; pleural mesothelioma; asbestos
||Italy; job-exposure relation; occupational health survey; Emilia-Romagna
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Italy|
||Dust, aerosols and related diseases
|Broad subject area(s)
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)