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Evidence Package for the National Academies' Review 2006-2007

NIOSH Programs > Respiratory Diseases > Evidence Package > 4. Airways Diseases > 4.2 Obstructive Airways Disease

4.2e) RDRP Publications of Special Note Relating to Obstructive Airways Diseases

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  1. Balmes J, Becklake M, Blanc P, Henneberger P, Kreiss K, Mapp C, Milton D, Schvartz D, Toren K, Viegi G [2003]. American Thoracic Society statement: Occupational contribution to the burden of airway disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:787-797 (A4-50). (ISI Web of Science: cited 61 times as of 7/18/06)
  2. Attfield MD, Hodous TK [1992]. Pulmonary function of U.S. coal miners related to dust exposure estimates. Am Rev Respir Dis 14:605-609 (A4-51). (ISI Web of Science: cited 35 times as of 7/18/06)
  3. Attfield MD [1985]. Longitudinal decline in FEV1 in U.S. coalminers. Thorax 40:132-137 (A4-52). (ISI Web of Science: cited 59 times as of 7/18/06)
  4. Hodgins P, Henneberger PK, Wang ML, Petsonk EL [1998]. Bronchial responsiveness and five-year FEV1 decline. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 157:1390-1396 (A4-53). (ISI Web of Science: cited 10 times as of 7/18/06)
  5. Beeckman LF, Wang ML, Petsonk EL, Wagner GR [2001]. Rapid declines in FEV1 and subsequent respiratory symptoms, illnesses, and mortality in coal miners in the U.S. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 163:633-639 (A4-54). ISI Web of Science: cited 6 times as of 7/18/06)
  6. Kuempel ED, Stayner LT, Attfield MD, Buncher CR [1995]. Exposure-response analysis of mortality among coal miners in the U.S. Am J Ind Med 28:167-184 (A4-55). (ISI Web of Science: cited 21 times as of 7/18/06)
  7. Vallyathan V, Green FHY, Brower P, Attfield M [1997]. The role of coal mine dust exposure in the development of pulmonary emphysema. Ann Occup Hyg 41:352-357 (A4-56). (ISI Web of Science: cited 3 times as of 7/18/06)
  8. Hnizdo E, Sullivan PA, Bang KM, Wagner G [2002]. Association between COPD and employment by industry and occupation in the U.S. population: a study of data from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Am J Epidemiol 156:738-746 (A4-61). (ISI Web of Science: cited 20 times as of 7/18/06)
  9. Hnizdo E, Sullivan PA, Bang KM, Wagner G. Airflow obstruction attributable to work in industry and occupation among U.S. race/ethnic groups: A study of NHANES III data. Am J Ind Med 2004;46:126-135 (A4-62).
  10. Hankinson JL, Odencrantz JR, Fedan KB [1999]. Spirometric reference values from a sample of the general U.S. population. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 159:179-187 (A4-63). (ISI Web of Science: cited 234 times as of 7/18/06)
  11. Leigh JP, Romano PS, Schenker MB, Kreiss K [2002]. Costs of occupational COPD and asthma. Chest 121:264-272 (A4-64). (ISI Web of Science: cited 15 times as of 7/18/06)
  12. Wang ML, Gunel E, Petsonk EL [2000]. Design strategies for longitudinal spirometry studies: study duration and measurement frequency. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 162:2134-2138 (A4-67). (ISI Web of Science: cited 6 times as of 7/18/06)
  13. Wang ML, Petsonk EL [2004]. Repeated measures of FEV1 over six to twelve months: what change is abnormal? J Occup Environ Med 46:591-595 (A4-68). (ISI Web of Science: cited 3 times as of 7/18/06)
  14. Hnizdo E, Yu L, Freyder L, Attfield MD, Lefante J, Glindmeyer HW [2005]. The precision of longitudinal lung function measurements:monitoring and interpretation. Occup Environ Med 62:695-701 (A4-69).
  15. Hnizdo E, Sircar K, Glindmeyer HW, Petsonk EL [2006]. Longitudinal limits of normal decline in lung function in an individual. J Occup Environ Med 48:1-10. (A4-70).
  16. Kanwal R, Kullman G, Piacitelli C, Boylstein R, Sahakian N, Martin S, Fedan K, Kreiss K [2006]. MD evaluation of flavorings-related lung disease risk at six microwave popcorn plants. JOEM 48:2 (A4-78).
  17. Kreiss K, Gomaa A, Kullman G, et al. [2002]. Clinical bronchiolitis obliterans in workers at a microwave-popcorn plant. N Engl J Med 347 (5):330-338 (A4-79).
  18. Hubbs AF, Batelli LA, Goldsmith WT, et al. [2002].  Necrosis of nasal and airway epithelium in rats inhaling vapors of artificial butter flavoring. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 185:128-135 (A4-80).
  19. Fedan JS, Dowdy JA, Fedan KB, Hubbs AF [2006]. Popcorn worker's lung: In vitro exposure to diacetyl, an ingredient in microwave popcorn butter flavoring, increases reactivity to methacholine. Tox App Pharm 215:17-22 (A4-81).