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Epidemiological Study of Possible Health
Effects Due to Passive Asbestos Exposure


By Hilde de Raeve
July 2002
Leuven University Press
ISBN: 90-5867-226-3
145 pages, Illustrated, 6 1/8 x 9 "
$55.00 Paper Original


In this doctoral dissertation, the author discusses the historical uses of asbestos, asbestos in buildings, pleural plaques (a method for measuring early health effects), observer variation in computed tomography of pleural plaques, pleural abnormalities, summary of the results, references, addenda.

Respiratory Medicine
Series: Acta Biomedica Lovansiensa No. 260