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Benedetto Terracini
University of Turin
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#1Juan Pablo Ramos-Bonilla (University of Los Andes)H-Index: 9
#2María Fernanda Cely-García (University of Los Andes)H-Index: 3
Last.Yordi Alejandro Silva (University of Los Andes)
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Abstract Introduction The asbestos industry began operations in Colombia in 1942, with an asbestos-cement facility located in the municipality of Sibate. In recent years residents from Sibate have been complaining about what they consider is an unusually large number of people diagnosed with asbestos-related diseases in the town. A study to analyze the situation of Sibate started in 2015, to verify if the number of asbestos related diseases being diagnosed were higher than expected, and to ident...
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Last.Luis Jorge HernándezH-Index: 1
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#1Benedetto Terracini (UNITO: University of Turin)H-Index: 36
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#1Enrico Oddone (UNIPV: University of Pavia)H-Index: 6
#2Benedetto Terracini (UNITO: University of Turin)H-Index: 36
Last.Francesco Barone-Adesi (University of Eastern Piedmont)H-Index: 15
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#1Eduardo AlgrantiH-Index: 6
#2Juan Pablo Ramos-Bonilla (University of Los Andes)H-Index: 9
Last.Daniela Marsili (ISS: Istituto Superiore di Sanità)H-Index: 6
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Background: Asbestos consumption in Latin America (LA) amounts to 10% of yearly global production. Little is known about the impact of asbestos exposure in the region. Objective: To discuss scientific and socio-economic issues and conflicts of interest and to summarize epidemiological data of asbestos health effects in LA. Discussion: Recent data on chrysotile strengthened the evidence of its carcinogenicity and showed an excessive risk of lung cancer at cumulative exposure levels as low as 1.5 ...
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Last.Luis Jorge HernándezH-Index: 1
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Last.Luis Jorge HernándezH-Index: 1
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Introduction: Sibate is a small town (38,000 inhabitants) nearby Colombia’s capital, Bogota. A water reservoir, el Muna, is located south-west of the town. Residents from Sibate rep...
The purpose of the present paper is to review the origin and development of the epidemiology of mesothelioma in Italy, starting with the detection and investigation of the major outbreak of the disease observed in Casale Monferrato, Piedmont Region. Over the last four decades, mortality among the cohort of ex-Eternit workers has been measured at three points in time. More recently, population based case-control studies in the area of Casale Monferrato have provided new light on the dose-response...
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#1Xaver BaurH-Index: 48
#2Benedetto Terracini (UNITO: University of Turin)H-Index: 36
Last.Colin L. Soskolne (U of A: University of Alberta)H-Index: 26
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