Int J Occup Environ Med 2017 07;8(3):153-165
Clinical Laboratory, Temple University Hospital, 3401 N. Broad Street, 2nd Floor, Zone A, Philadelphia, PA, 19140, USA.
Background: Diseases associated with coal mine dust continue to affect coal miners. Elucidation of initial pathological changes as a precursor of coal dust-related diffuse fibrosis and emphysema, may have a role in treatment and prevention.
Objective: To identify the precursor of dust-related diffuse fibrosis and emphysema. Read More