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Title Imaging of occupational and environmental disorders of the chest / P.A. Gevenois and P. de Vuyst (eds.) ; with contributions by M. Akira [and others] ; foreword by A.L. Baert.
Imprint Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2006.

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Series Medical radiology. Diagnostic imaging
Medical radiology (Series)
Subject Occupational diseases -- Diagnosis.
Environmentally induced diseases -- Diagnosis.
Chest -- Imaging.
Chest -- Diseases -- Environmental aspects.
Thoracic Diseases -- diagnosis.
Diagnostic Imaging.
Environmental Exposure -- adverse effects.
Occupational Diseases -- diagnosis.
Alt Name Gevenois, P. A. (Pierre Alain)
Vuyst, P. de (Paul), MD.
Akira, M. (Masanori)
Description 1 online resource (x, 302 pages) : illustrations.
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Summary Discussing the imaging of environmental and occupational diseases of the chest, this illustrated book focuses on the imaging results achieved in a variety of specific disorders. There is particular emphasis on thin-section computed tomography since this technique facilitates the detection of early subclinical abnormalities.
Contents Cover -- Table of Contents -- Part I: The Basics for Understanding Imaging -- 1 Epidemiology and Imaging of Dust Diseases -- 2 Responses of the Respiratory System to Inhaled Agents (Airways, Lung, and Pleura) -- 2.1 Pathological Reactions to Inhaled Particles and Fibers -- 2.2 Bio-Aerosols and Organic Dusts -- 2.3 Chemical-Induced Lung Injury and Its Long-Term Sequelae -- 3 Diagnostic Techniques -- 3.1 Occupational and Environmental Lung Disease: The Role of Imaging -- 3.2 ILO Classification -- 3.3 Lung Function for Radiology -- 3.4 Mineralogical Analysis of Lung Samples -- 3.5 Immunological Methods -- Part II: Imaging -- 4 Lung Effects of Cigarette Smoking -- 5 Silicosis -- 6 Coal Worker's Pneumoconiosis -- 7 Asbestosis -- 8 Non-Malignant Asbestos-Related Pleural Disorders -- 9 Mesothelioma -- 10 Imaging of Beryllium-Related Diseases -- 11 Hard Metal and Cobalt Disease -- 12 Other Uncommon Pneumoconioses -- 13 Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis -- Subject Index.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9783540309031
3540213430 (alk. paper)
9783540213437 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 262691777
Link Springer e-books
Additional Format Print version: Imaging of occupational and environmental disorders of the chest. Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2006 3540213430 9783540213437 (OCoLC)62795575

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