, including chrysotile/white asbestos have a very long half-life in the human lungs.
Unlike Type I AC pipes, silica was added to the mixture of asbestos fibers
and Portland cement during the manufacturing of Type II AC pipes.
Early on during studies of experimental animals exposed by inhalation to asbestos fibers
, it was recognized that fiber length was a determining factor in pathogenicity.
The principal aim of this paper is to estimate the risks of the morbidity of the asbestos-related lung cancer in the general population of Poles as the result of increased exposure to asbestos fibers
which occurs during the removal and disposal of asbestos-cement products in Poland.
First, a universal requirement for finding a certain number of asbestos fibers
in lung tissue to confirm asbestos exposure fails to recognize that chrysotile asbestos, the predominant form of asbestos in the world markets today is well documented to have only a short residence time in lung tissue [2-8].
Some types of asbestos fibers
are still in use in many parts of the world today (Azari et al.
We excluded these cases from our analysis of the relationship between fibrosis score and commercial asbestos fiber
With the help of the lung dust analysis the accumulated present-day asbestos fiber
burden in the lungs is measured [6,7].
However, he says, the new findings suggest that in a dividing cell, endosomes with small asbestos fibers
would continue to scoot along the tubule roadway, but away from the region of the dividing chromosomes.
Analysis of asbestos fiber
burden in lung tissue from mesothelioma patients.
Impact of Asbestos: Asbestos fibers
most often accumulate in lung tissues and in the membrane lining the lungs called the pleura.
Were Dalian trains checked for deadly asbestos fibers
? !-- -- class="NoParagraphStyleWere those faulty China-made trains that MRT-3 is now using checked for cancer-causing asbestos?