Epidemiology of pleural mesothelioma in a population with non-occupational asbestos exposure

METİNTAŞ M., METİNTAŞ S., AK G., Erginel S., ALATAŞ F., KURT E., ...More

RESPIROLOGY, vol.13, no.1, pp.117-121, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1440-1843.2007.01187.x
  • Journal Name: RESPIROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.117-121
  • Keywords: aetiology, asbestos exposure, environmental asbestos exposure, epidemiology, mesothelioma, MALIGNANT MESOTHELIOMA, ENVIRONMENTAL EXPOSURE, FOLLOW-UP, TURKEY, DIAGNOSIS, TREMOLITE, DISEASE, COHORT, LUNG
  • Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background and objective: This study describes the epidemiology of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) in a rural population with environmental asbestos exposure.