JaLCDOI 10.18926/AMO/53671
フルテキストURL 69_5_261.pdf
著者 Nojima, Daisuke| Fujimoto, Nobukazu| Kato, Katsuya| Fuchimoto, Yasuko| Kiura, Katsuyuki| Kishimoto, Takumi| Tanimoto, Mitsune|
抄録 We investigated the clinical features of asbestos-induced diffuse pleural thickening (DPT) with severe respiratory compromise. We conducted a retrospective study of consecutive subjects with asbestos-induced DPT. Medical data such as initial symptoms, radiological findings, respiratory function test results, and clinical course were collected and analyzed. There were 24 patients between 2003 and 2012. All were men, and the median age at the development of DPT was 74 years. The top occupational category associated with asbestos exposure was dockyard workers. The median duration of asbestos exposure was 35.0 years, and the median latency from first exposure to the onset of DPT was 49.0 years. There were no significant differences in respiratory function test results between the higher and lower Brinkman index groups or between unilateral and bilateral DPT. Thirteen patients had a history of benign asbestos pleural effusion (BAPE), and the median duration from pleural fluid accumulation to DPT with severe respiratory compromise was 28.4 months. DPT with severe respiratory compromise can develop after a long latency following occupational asbestos exposure and a history of BAPE.
キーワード asbestos pleural thickening MRC dyspnea scale respiratory function test costophrenic angle
Amo Type Original Article
発行日 2015-10
出版物タイトル Acta Medica Okayama
69巻
5号
出版者 Okayama University Medical School
開始ページ 261
終了ページ 266
ISSN 0386-300X
NCID AA00508441
資料タイプ 学術雑誌論文
言語 English
著作権者 CopyrightⒸ 2015 by Okayama University Medical School
論文のバージョン publisher
査読 有り
PubMed ID 26490022
Web of Sience KeyUT 000365519600001
著者 Koga, Hikari| Miyahara, Nobuaki| Fuchimoto, Yasuko| Ikeda, Genyo| Waseda, Koichi| Ono, Katsuichiro| Tanimoto, Yasushi| Kataoka, Mikio| Gelfand, Erwin W.| Tanimoto, Mitsune| Kanehiro, Arihiko|
発行日 2013-01-24
出版物タイトル Respiratory Research
14巻
資料タイプ 学術雑誌論文