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Cellularity in Bronchoalveolar Lavage in Cement Dust Aggression

  • A. J. A. Robalo-Cordeiro
  • M. F. Baganha
  • M. Melo
  • J. R. G. Almeida
  • L. Chieira
  • I. Mesquita
  • A. C. P. Leite
  • A. Pego
  • J. P. Sousa
  • A. Saraiva
  • M. A. Lima
  • E. Gaspar
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 30)

Abstract

The high hygroscopic characteristic of cement dust favours, when inhaled, its floculation in upper airways, so preventing the reach of the lower respiratory tract.

Keywords

Bronchoalveolar Lavage Fume Silica Cement Plant Intratracheal Instillation Cement Dust 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. J. A. Robalo-Cordeiro
    • 1
  • M. F. Baganha
    • 1
  • M. Melo
    • 1
  • J. R. G. Almeida
    • 1
  • L. Chieira
    • 1
  • I. Mesquita
    • 1
  • A. C. P. Leite
    • 1
  • A. Pego
    • 1
  • J. P. Sousa
    • 1
  • A. Saraiva
    • 1
  • M. A. Lima
    • 1
  • E. Gaspar
    • 1
  1. 1.Center of PneumologyCoimbra UniversityCoimbra CodexPortugal

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