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Document ID (ISN)21153
CIS number 74-980
Year 1972
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Albert R.E., Lippmann M., Morrow P.E., Ferin J., Harrison G., Lapp N.L., Burrell R., Gernez-Rieux C., Tacquet A., Devulder B., Voisin C., Tonnel A., Aerts C., Policard A., Martin J.C., Le Bouffant L., Daniel H., Daniel-Moussard H., Weller W., Ulmer W.T., Gross P., Braun D.C., DeTreville R.T.P., Hilscher W., Schlipk÷ter H.W.
Title Mechanisms of disease.
Bibliographic information Coal workers' pneumoconiosis. Volume 200, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 2 East 63rd Street, New York, N.Y. 10021, USA, 1972, p.37-183. Illus. 268 ref.
Abstract Text of the 10 papers which constitute Part 2 of the International Conference on Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis (New York, 13-17 Sep. 1971), sponsored by the New York Academy of Sciences. The following subjects are covered: factors influencing dust retention in the pulmonary parenchyma; lymphatic drainage in dust clearance; alveolar dust clearance; electron microscopic findings in the lungs of miners; immunological aspects of coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP); interactions between pneumoconiosis and mycobacterial infections; the role of quartz in the development of CWP; inhalation studies of coal-quartz mixture; pulmonary response to coal dust; antagonistic factors in the pathogenesis of CWP. An account of the discussion on these papers is given.
Descriptors (primary) pneumoconiosis; pathogenesis; dust
Descriptors (secondary) chlorohydroxyaluminium allantoinate; dust retention; coal; silica; mycoses; alveolar clearance; coalworkers pneumoconiosis; animal experiments; histopathology; electron microscopy; immunology; conference; lymphatic transport
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Pneumoconioses
Bacterial and parasitic diseases