Occupational respiratory diseases: obstructive, interstitial lung diseases and methods of diagnosis

Thematic Poster Session
Chairs: J. Pairon (Creteil, France), T. Sigsgaard (Aarhus, Denmark), H. Suojalehto (Helsinki, Finland), S. Burge (Solihull, United Kingdom)
Respiratory symptoms, lung function tests, and sensitization to work-related allergens in female cleaners
D. Mijakoski, J. Karadzinska-Bislimovska, S. Stoleski, J. Minov, M. Marsenic (Skopje, Fyrom)
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Congress or journal article abstract
Workers’ respiratory health status in a medium-sized building yard
M. Margineanu, F. Gradinariu, C. Croitoru, E. Danulescu, M. Ipate (Iasi, Romania)
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Congress or journal article abstract
Preliminary screening for respiratory disease among workers in a garment factory (GF)
D. Madegedara, D. Yasaratne, H. Nagahatenna, D. Kosgallana, R. Kumara, D. Nandadeva (Kandy, Sri Lanka)
Congress or journal article abstractE-poster
Congress or journal article abstractE-poster
Respiratory status of the female workers engaged in the manual brick manufacturing industries of the unorganized sectors of India
M. Sett (Chatterjee), S. Sahu (Kalyani, India)
Congress or journal article abstractE-poster
Congress or journal article abstractE-poster
Respiratory effects of an exposure to grain dust among grain workers in the Vaud region (Switzerland)
V. Dorribo, J. A. Pralong, P. Wild, G. Reboux, A. Oppliger, B. Danuser, H. Niculita-Hirzel, P. Krief (Lausanne, Switzerland; Nancy, Besançon, France)
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Congress or journal article abstract
Respiratory symptoms, ventilatory function and bronchial responsiveness in workers exposed to cement dust
S. Stoleski, J. Minov, J. Karadzinska-Bislimovska, D. Mijakoski, S. Risteska-Kuc (Skopje, Fyrom)
Congress or journal article abstractE-poster
Congress or journal article abstractE-poster
Medical surveillance of workers exposed to mites and moths in a biological pesticides plant
J. Rooijackers, E. Krop, E. Stigter, B. Aalders, D. Heederik, R. Houba (Utrecht, Netherlands)
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Congress or journal article abstract
Occupational asthma from sensitization to 4,4-methlyene-bismorpholine biocide in unused metalworking fluid
G. Walters, V. Moore, E. McGrath, A. Robertson, E. Parkes, S. Burge (Birmingham, United Kingdom)
Congress or journal article abstractE-poster
Congress or journal article abstractE-poster
Quality of spirometry in the workplace
J. Sumner, L. Lewis, A. Codling, L. Bradshaw, C. Barber, D. Fishwick (Buxton, United Kingdom)
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Congress or journal article abstract
Job exposure matrix development for SOC 2000 occupational codes
D. Fishwick, O. Kurmi, H. Chambers, L. Rushton, P. Cullinan, J. Ayres, S. Sadhra (Buxton, Birmingham, London, United Kingdom)
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Congress or journal article abstract
The predictive value of methacholine challenge testing for respiratory symptoms and lung function in aluminium smelter workers
M. Abramson, M. Mohebbi, N. de Klerk, A. Del Monaco, M. Dennekamp, L. Fritschi, J. Kongerud, A. W. Musk, M. Sim (Melbourne, Perth, Australia; Oslo, Norway)
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Congress or journal article abstract
Occupational COPD among Danes aged 45 to 84 years: A populationon based study
E. T. Würtz, T. Malling, V. Schlünssen, J. G. Hansen, C. B. Andersen, O. Omland (Aalborg, Aarhus, Odense, Denmark)
Congress or journal article abstractE-poster
Congress or journal article abstractE-poster
Prevalence of silicosis among employees of a Silica factory in Sri-Lanka
A. Siribaddana, K. Wickramasekara, K. Senevirathna, A. Upul, M. Pieris (Kandy, Kegalle, Sri Lanka)
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Congress or journal article abstract
Prevalence of graphite related lung diseases amongst graphite miners
R. Manivasakan, C. Undugodage, W. Gunasinghe, K. Gunasekera, A. Samaranayake, J. Gnanapragasam (Colombo, Sri Lanka)
Congress or journal article abstractE-poster
Congress or journal article abstractE-poster
Epidemiological analysis of the incidence and risk factors for coal-workers’ pneumoconioses in the Silesia, Poland during period 2003-2011
R. Zlotkowska, A. Mroczek, G. Hudzik (Katowice, Poland)
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Congress or journal article abstract
Co-morbid diagnoses of a current population of asbestos workers with diffuse pleural thickening (DPT)
S. Gudur, J. Hoyle (Manchester, United Kingdom)
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Congress or journal article abstractE-poster
A novel hypothesis in benign pleural thickening in asbestos exposed patients
M. Evison, P. Barber (Manchester, United Kingdom)
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Congress or journal article abstract
Chest CT findings and the long-term effects of exposure to poisonous gases among former workers at a poison gas factory
Y. Nishimura, N. Ishikawa, K. Mukaida, M. Taniwaki, K. Kondo, N. Hattori, N. Kohno (Takehara, Hiroshima, Japan)
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Congress or journal article abstractE-poster
PET-CT findings of progressive massive fibrosis in retired coal miners
M. Tor, T. Ornek, B. Altinsoy, F. Atalay (Zonguldak, Turkey)
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Congress or journal article abstractE-poster
6-minute walking test (6MWT) in patients with silicosis
I. Cozza, E. Lombardi, G. Prado, M. Terra, U. Santos (São Paulo, Brazil)
Congress or journal article abstractE-poster
Congress or journal article abstractE-poster