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The following is a list of the reports published about responders and workers. Links are provided when available; however, viewing the full text may require a subscription to the publishing journal or purchasing of the book.

2011

Respiratory protective equipment, mask use, and respiratory outcomes among World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers.
Antao VC, Pallos LL, Shim YK, Sapp JH 2nd, Brackbill RM, Cone JE, Stellman SD, Farfel MR. Am J Ind Med. 2011 Sep 19.

Performance characteristics of the PTSD Checklist in retired firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster.
Chiu S, Webber MP, Zeig-Owens R, Gustave J, Lee R, Kelly KJ, Rizzotto L, McWilliams R, Schorr JK, North CS, Prezant DJ. Ann Clin Psychiatry. 2011 May;23(2):95-104.

Prevalence and predictors of posttraumatic stress symptoms in utility workers deployed to the World Trade Center following the attacks of September 11, 2001.
Cukor J, Wyka K, Jayasinghe N, Weathers F, Giosan C, Leck P, Roberts J, Spielman L, Crane M, Difede J. Depress Anxiety. 2011 Mar;28(3):210-7. Epub 2010 Dec 13.

Comparison of health outcomes among affiliated and lay disaster volunteers enrolled in the World Trade Center Health Registry.
Debchoudhury I, Welch AE, Fairclough MA, Cone JE, Brackbill RM, Stellman SD, Farfel MR. Prev Med. 2011 Sep 10.

Epidemiology of respiratory health outcomes among world trade center disaster workers: review of the literature 10 years after the september 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
Ekenga CC, Friedman-Jiménez G. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2011 Sep;5 Suppl 2:S189-96.

9/11-related experiences and tasks of landfill and barge workers: qualitative analysis from the World Trade Center Health Registry.
Ekenga CC, Scheu KE, Cone JE, Stellman SD, Farfel MR. BMC Public Health. 2011 May 16;11:321.

Case-control study of lung function in World Trade Center Health Registry area residents and workers.
Friedman SM, Maslow CB, Reibman J, Pillai PS, Goldring RM, Farfel MR, Stellman SD, Berger KI. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Sep 1;184(5):582-9.

Comorbid trends in world trade center cough syndrome and probable posttraumatic stress disorder in firefighters.
Niles JK, Webber MP, Gustave J, Cohen HW, Zeig-Owens R, Kelly KJ, Glass L, Prezant DJ. Chest. 2011 Nov;140(5):1146-54. Epub 2011 May 5.

The impact of the World Trade Center attack on FDNY firefighter retirement, disabilities, and pension benefits.
Niles JK, Webber MP, Gustave J, Zeig-Owens R, Lee R, Glass L, Weiden MD, Kelly KJ, Prezant DJ. Am J Ind Med. 2011 May 6.

Inflammatory Biomarkers Predict Airflow Obstruction After Exposure to World Trade Center Dust.
Nolan A, Naveed B, Comfort AL, Ferrier N, Hall CB, Kwon S, Kasturiarachchi KJ, Cohen HW, Zeig-Owens R, Glaser MS, Webber MP, Aldrich TK, Rom WN, Kelly K, Prezant DJ, Weiden MD. Chest. 2011 Oct 13.

Trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress disorder among employees of New York City companies affected by the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center.
North CS, Pollio DE, Smith RP, King RV, Pandya A, Surís AM, Hong BA, Dean DJ, Wallace NE, Herman DB, Conover S, Susser E, Pfefferbaum B. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2011 Sep;5 Suppl 2:S205-13. Epub 2011 Sep 7.

Editorial: gastroesophageal reflux symptoms in 9/11 survivors and workers: insights gained from tragic losses.
Sayuk GS, Drossman DA. Am J Gastroenterol. 2011 Nov;106(11):1942-5.

Trends in probable PTSD in firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster, 2001-2010.
Soo J, Webber MP, Gustave J, Lee R, Hall CB, Cohen HW, Kelly KJ, Prezant DJ. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2011 Sep;5 Suppl 2:S197-203. Epub 2011 Sep 7.

Unique features of obstructive sleep apnea in World Trade Center responders with aerodigestive disorders.
Sunderram J, Udasin I, Kelly-McNeil K, Ko S, Cepeda C, Marroccoli B, Perret C, Ohman-Strickland P, Scardella A, Kipen H. J Occup Environ Med. 2011 Sep;53(9):975-80.

Shared traumatic stress and the long-term impact of 9/11 on Manhattan clinicians.
Tosone C, McTighe JP, Bauwens J, Naturale A. J Trauma Stress. 2011 Aug 31.

Trends in respiratory diagnoses and symptoms of firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster: 2005-2010.
Weakley J, Webber MP, Gustave J, Kelly K, Cohen HW, Hall CB, Prezant DJ. Prev Med. 2011 Sep 10.

Persistence of multiple illnesses in World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers: a cohort study.
Wisnivesky JP, Teitelbaum SL, Todd AC, Boffetta P, Crane M, Crowley L, de la Hoz RE, Dellenbaugh C, Harrison D, Herbert R, Kim H, Jeon Y, Kaplan J, Katz C, Levin S, Luft B, Markowitz S, Moline JM, Ozbay F, Pietrzak RH, Shapiro M, Sharma V, Skloot G, Southwick S, Stevenson LA, Udasin I, Wallenstein S, Landrigan PJ. Lancet. 2011 Sep 3;378(9794):888-97.

Early assessment of cancer outcomes in New York City firefighters after the 9/11 attacks: an observational cohort study.
Zeig-Owens R, Webber MP, Hall CB, Schwartz T, Jaber N, Weakley J, Rohan TE, Cohen HW, Derman O, Aldrich TK, Kelly K, Prezant DJ. Lancet. 2011 Sep 3;378(9794):898-905.

Odor identification ability and self-reported upper respiratory symptoms in workers at the post-9/11 World Trade Center site.
Altman KW, Desai SC, Moline J, de la Hoz RE, Herbert R, Gannon PJ, Doty RL. Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2011 Feb;84(2):131-7. Epub 2010 Jun 30.

Evaluating risk factors and possible mediation effects in posttraumatic depression and posttraumatic stress disorder comorbidity.
Chiu S, Niles JK, Webber MP, Zeig-Owens R, Gustave J, Lee R, Rizzotto L, Kelly KJ, Cohen HW, Prezant DJ. Public Health Rep. 2011 Mar-Apr;126(2):201-9.

Performance characteristics of the PTSD Checklist in retired firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster.
Chiu S, Webber MP, Zeig-Owens R, Gustave J, Lee R, Kelly KJ, Rizzotto L, McWilliams R, Schorr JK, North CS, Prezant DJ. Ann Clin Psychiatry. 2011 May;23(2):95-104.

"Sarcoid like" granulomatous pulmonary disease in World Trade Center disaster responders.
Crowley LE, Herbert R, Moline JM, Wallenstein S, Shukla G, Schechter C, Skloot GS, Udasin I, Luft BJ, Harrison D, Shapiro M, Wong K, Sacks HS, Landrigan PJ, Teirstein AS. Am J Ind Med. 2011 Mar;54(3):175-84. Epub 2010 Dec 22.

Prevalence and predictors of posttraumatic stress symptoms in utility workers deployed to the World Trade Center following the attacks of September 11, 2001.
Cukor J, Wyka K, Jayasinghe N, Weathers F, Giosan C, Leck P, Roberts J, Spielman L, Crane M, Difede J. Depress Anxiety. 2011 Mar;28(3):210-7. Epub 2010 Dec 13

Mortality among survivors of the Sept 11, 2001, World Trade Center disaster: results from the World Trade Center Health Registry cohort
Jordan HT, Brackbill RM, Cone JE, Debchoudhury I, Farfel MR, Greene CM, Hadler JL, Kennedy J, Li J, Liff J, Stayner L, Stellman SD. The Lancet. 2011 Sept 3; 378(9794):879-887

Adverse health consequences of US Government responses to the 2001 terrorist attacks
Levy BS, Sidel VW. The Lancet. 2011 Sept 3; 378(9794): 944-952

Unusual ciliary abnormalities in three 9/11 response workers.
McMahon JT, Aslam R, Schell SE. Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol. 2011 Jan;120(1):40-8.

Medical Care for Workers Exposed to the WTC Disaster
Melius JM. The Lancet. 2011 Sept 3; 378(9794):854-855

Co-Morbid Trends in World Trade Center Cough Syndrome and Probable PTSD in Firefighters.
Niles JK, Webber MP, Gustave J, Cohen HW, Zeig-Owens R, Kelly KJ, Glass L, Prezant DJ. Chest. 2011 May 5. [Epub ahead of print]

The impact of the world trade center attack on FDNY firefighter retirement, disabilities, and pension benefits.
Niles JK, Webber MP, Gustave J, Zeig-Owens R, Lee R, Glass L, Weiden MD, Kelly KJ, Prezant DJ. Am J Ind Med. 2011 May 6. [Epub ahead of print]

"Sarcoid like" granulomatous pulmonary disease in World Trade Center disaster responders: Influence of incidence computation methodology in inferring airborne dust causation.
Reich JM. Am J Ind Med. 2011 Apr 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Respiratory symptoms were associated with lower spirometry results during the first examination of WTC responders.
Udasin I, Schechter C, Crowley L, Sotolongo A, Gochfeld M, Luft B, Moline J, Harrison D, Enright P. J Occup Environ Med. 2011 Jan;53(1):49-54.

Persistence of multiple illnesses in World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers: a cohort study
Wisnivesky JP, Teitelbaum SL, Todd AC, Boffetta P, Crane M, Crowley L, de la Hoz RE, Dellenbaugh C, Harrison D, Herbert R, Kim H, Jeon Y, Kaplan J, Katz C, Levin S, Luft B, Markowitz S, Moline JM, Ozbay F, Pietrzak RH, Shapiro M, Sharma V, Skloot G, Southwick S, Stevenson LA, Udasin I, Wallenstein S, Landrigan PJ. The Lancet. 2011 Sept 3; 378(9794):888-897

Early assessment of cancer outcomes in New York City firefighters after the 9/11 attacks: an observational cohort study
Zeig-Owens R, Webber MP, Hall CB, Schwartz T, Jaber N, Weakley J, Rohan TE, Cohen HW, Derman O, Aldrich TK, Kelly K, Prezant DJ. The Lancet. 2011 Sept 3; 378(9794):898-905

2010

Lung function in rescue workers at the World Trade Center after 7 years.
Aldrich TK, et al. N Engl J Med. 2010 Apr 8;362(14):1263-72.

Accelerated spirometric decline in New York City firefighters with α₁-antitrypsin deficiency.
Banauch GI, Brantly M, Izbicki G, Hall C, Shanske A, Chavko R, Santhyadka G, Christodoulou V, Weiden MD, Prezant DJ. Chest. 2010 Nov;138(5):1116-24. Epub 2010 Jul 15.

Longitudinal study of probable post-traumatic stress disorder in firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster.
Berninger A, Webber MP, Niles JK, Gustave J, Lee R, Cohen HW, Kelly K, Corrigan M, Prezant DJ. Am J Ind Med. 2010 Dec;53(12):1177-85.

Quality of life in relation to upper and lower respiratory conditions among retired 9/11-exposed firefighters with pulmonary disability.
Berninger A, Webber MP, Weakley J, Gustave J, Zeig-Owens R, Lee R, Al-Othman F, Cohen HW, Kelly K, Prezant DJ. Qual Life Res. 2010 Dec;19(10):1467-76. Epub 2010 Jul 31.

Trends of elevated PTSD risk in firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster: 2001-2005.
Berninger A, Webber MP, Cohen HW, Gustave J, Lee R, Niles JK, Chiu S, Zeig-Owens R, Soo J, Kelly K, Prezant DJ. Public Health Rep. 2010 Jul-Aug;125(4):556-66.

Acute stress disorder, depression, and tobacco use in disaster workers following 9/11.
Biggs QM, Fullerton CS, Reeves JJ, Grieger TA, Reissman D, Ursano RJ. Am J Orthopsychiatry. 2010 Oct;80(4):586-92.

Sarcoidosis in world trade center rescue workers presenting with rheumatologic manifestations.
Bowers B, Hasni S, Gruber BL. J Clin Rheumatol. 2010 Jan;16(1):26-7.

Gender differences in probable posttraumatic stress disorder among police responders to the 2001 World Trade Center terrorist attack.
Bowler RM, Han H, Gocheva V, Nakagawa S, Alper H, Digrande L, Cone JE. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2010 Jul 15. [Epub ahead of print]

Validation of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale in screening for major depressive disorder among retired firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster.
Chiu S, Webber MP, Zeig-Owens R, Gustave J, Lee R, Kelly KJ, Rizzotto L, Prezant DJ.
J Affect Disord. 2010 Mar;121(3):212-9. Epub 2009 Jun 18.

Prevalence and predictors of posttraumatic stress symptoms in utility workers deployed to the World Trade Center following the attacks of September 11, 2001.
Cukor J, Wyka K, Jayasinghe N, Weathers F, Giosan C, Leck P, Roberts J, Spielman L, Crane M, Difede J. Depress Anxiety. 2010 Dec 13. [Epub ahead of print]

Snoring and obstructive sleep apnea among former world trade center rescue workers and volunteers.
de la Hoz RE, Aurora RN, Landsbergis P, Bienenfeld LA, Afilaka AA, Herbert R. J Occup Environ Med. 2010 Jan;52(1):29-32.

Occupational asthma and lower airway disease among World Trade Center workers and volunteers.
de la Hoz RE. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2010 Jul;10(4):287-94.

Occupational rhinosinusitis and upper airway disease: the world trade center experience.
de la Hoz RE, Shohet MR, Cohen JM. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2010 Mar;10(2):77-83.

“Sarcoid like” granulomatous pulmonary disease in World Trade Center disaster responders
E. Crowley MD,*, Robin Herbert MD, Jacqueline M. Moline MD, MSc, Sylvan Wallenstein PhD, Gauri Shukla MPH, Clyde Schechter MD, Gwen S. Skloot MD, Iris Udasin MD, Benjamin J. Luft MD, Denise Harrison MD, Moshe Shapiro MS, Karen Wong MPH, Henry S. Sacks MD, PhD, Philip J. Landrigan MD, MSc, Alvin S. Teirstein MD
Article first published online: 22 DEC 2010 DOI: 10.1002/ajim.20924 American Journal of Industrial Medicine

Quality of spirometry performed by 13,599 participants in the world trade center worker and volunteer medical screening program.
Enright PL, Skloot GS, Cox-Ganser JM, Udasin IG, Herbert R. Respir Care. 2010 Mar;55(3):303-9.

Lung Disease in World Trade Center Responders Exposed to Dust and Smoke - Carbon Nanotubes Found in the Lungs of WTC Patients and Dust Samples
Environ Health Perspect 118(4): Vol 118 (4) April, 499-504, 2010.

Long-term respiratory symptoms in World Trade Center responders.
Mauer MP, Cummings KR, Hoen R. Occup Med (Lond). 2010 Mar;60(2):145-51. Epub 2009 Dec 24.

Impulse oscillometry and respiratory symptoms in world trade center responders, 6 years post-9/11.
Mauer MP, Cummings KR. Lung. 2010 Apr;188(2):107-13. Epub 2009 Dec 12.

Asthma and lower respiratory symptoms in New York State employees who responded to the World Trade Center disaster.
Mauer MP, Herdt-Losavio ML, Carlson GA. Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2010 Jan;83(1):21-7. Epub 2009 Nov 5.

Emerging exposures and respiratory health: World Trade Center dust.
Rom WN, Reibman J, Rogers L, Weiden MD, Oppenheimer B, Berger K, Goldring R, Harrison D, Prezant D. Proc Am Thorac Soc. 2010 May;7(2):142-5.

Prevalence and incidence of high risk for obstructive sleep apnea in World Trade Center-exposed rescue/recovery workers.
Webber MP, Lee R, Soo J, Gustave J, Hall CB, Kelly K, Prezant D. Sleep Breath. 2010 Jul 1. [Epub ahead of print]

Obstructive Airways Disease With Air Trapping Among Firefighters Exposed to World Trade Center Dust
Weiden MD, Ferrier N, Nolan A, et al. CHEST. 2010 March; 137(3): 566-574

Case report: Lung disease in World Trade Center responders exposed to dust and smoke: carbon nanotubes found in the lungs of World Trade Center patients and dust samples.
Wu M, Gordon RE, Herbert R, Padilla M, Moline J, Mendelson D, Litle V, Travis WD, Gil J. Environ Health Perspect. 2010 Apr;118(4):499-504.

2009

Respiratory tract symptoms and illnesses in rescue and clearance workers after the World Trade Center catastrophe
Aro L, Sauni R, Lusa S, Lindholm H, Uitti J. Duodecim. 2009;125(16):1709-16.

Stories Behind the Symptoms: A Qualitative Analysis of the Narratives of 9/11 Rescue and Recovery Workers.
Bills CB, Dodson N, Stellman JM, et al. Psychiatric Quarterly. 2009 July 8 [E-Publication ahead of print].

Otolaryngologic symptoms in persons exposed to World Trade Center dust and particle pollutants: a case for caution in declaring a diagnosis of WTC syndrome.
Chandran SK, Hawkshaw MJ, Sataloff RT. Ear Nose Throat J. 2009 Aug;88(8):1067-73.

A computerized, self-administered questionnaire to evaluate posttraumatic stress among firefighters after the World Trade Center collapse.
Corrigan M, McWilliams R, Kelly KJ, et al. Am J Public Health. 2009 Nov;99 Suppl 3:S702-9.

Atopy and upper and lower airway disease among former World Trade Center workers and volunteers.
de la Hoz RE, Shohet MR, Wisnivesky JP, Bienenfeld LA, Afilaka AA, Herbert R. J Occup Environ Med. 2009 Sep;51(9):992-5.

Psychiatric Symptoms in Ground Zero Ironworkers in the Aftermath of 9/11: Prevalence and Predictors.
Katz C, Levin S, Herbert R, et al. Psychiatric Bulletin. 2009 Feb;33:49-52. doi: 10.1192/pb.bp.107.018663.

World Trade Center multiple myeloma: police responders only?
Miller A. J Occup Environ Med. 2009 Dec;51(12):1357; author reply 1357-8.

Longitudinal assessment of spirometry in World Trade Center responders.
Miller A, Mann J. Chest. 2009 Oct;136(4):1182-3; author reply 1183.

Multiple Myeloma in World Trade Center Responders: A Case Series.
Moline JM, Herbert R, Crowley L, et al. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2009 July 17 [E-Publication ahead of print].

Protecting Disaster Site, Support, and Recovery Workers — A Brief Comment.
Newman DM. New Solutions. 2009; 19(1): 5-8.

Longitudinal Assessment of Spirometry in the World Trade Center Medical Monitoring Program.
Skloot GS, Schechter CB, Herbert R, et al. Chest. 2009 Jan [published online].

Trends in Respiratory Symptoms of Firefighters Exposed to the World Trade Center Disaster: 2001-2005.
Webber M, Gustave J, Lee R, et al. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2009 June; 117: 975-980. doi:10.1289/ehp.0800291.

2008

Ayurvedic herbal supplements as an antidote to 9/11 toxicity.
Dahl JJ, Falk K [2008]. Ayurvedic herbal supplements as an antidote to 9/11 toxicity. Altern Ther Health Med 2008 Jan-Feb; 14(1): 24-28

Disaster mental health workers responding to ground zero: One year later.
Daly ES, Gulliver SB, Zimering RT, Knight J, Kamholz BW, Morissette SB [2008]. Disaster mental health workers responding to ground zero: One year later. J Trauma Stress. 2008 Apr; 21(2): 227-39

Occupational toxicant inhalation injury: the World Trade Center (WTC) experience.
de la Hoz RE, Shohet MR, Chasan R, Bienenfeld LA, Afilaka AA, Levin SM, Herbert R [2008]. Occupational toxicant inhalation injury: the World Trade Center (WTC) experience. Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2008 Feb; 81(4) 479-485

Vocal cord dysfunction in former World Trade Center (WTC) rescue and recovery workers and volunteers.
de la Hoz RE, Shohet MR, Bienenfeld LA, Afilaka AA, Levin SM, Herbert R [2008]. Vocal cord dysfunction in former World Trade Center (WTC) rescue and recovery workers and volunteers. Am J Ind Med. 2008 Jan 22; 51(3): 161-165

Development of an exposure assessment method for epidemiological studies of New York State personnel who responded to the World Trade Center disaster.
Herdt-Losavio ML, Mauer MP, Carlson GA [2008]. Development of an exposure assessment method for epidemiological studies of New York State personnel who responded to the World Trade Center disaster. Annals of Occupational Hygiene. 2008 Feb 13; Epub ahead of print

Letter to the Editor: Witnessing horror at the World Trade Center.
Kelly K [2008]. Letter to the Editor: Witnessing horror at the World Trade Center. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2008 Feb; 165: 261-b-262

Disaster Response and Grassroots Environmental Advocacy: The Example of the World Trade Center Community Labor Coalition.
Newman DM. [2008]. Disaster Response and Grassroots Environmental Advocacy: The Example of the World Trade Center Community Labor Coalition. New Solutions. 2008; 18(1): 23-56

Health effects following 9/11: implications for occupational health nurses.
Pak VM, O'Hara M, McCauley LA [2008]. Health effects following 9/11: implications for occupational health nurses. AAOHN J. 2008 Apr; 56(4): 159-65

Letter to the Editor: Ms. Perrin Replies.
Perrin M [2008]. Letter to the Editor: Ms. Perrin Replies. American Journal of Psychiatry. 2008 Feb; 165: 262

Upper and Lower Respiratory Diseases after Occupational and Environmental Disasters.
Prezant DJ, Levin S, Kelly KJ, Aldrich TK. Mt Sinai J Med. 2008 Mar-Apr;75(2):89-100.

World Trade Center Cough Syndrome and its Treatment.
Prezant DJ. Lung. 2008;186:94S-102S.

Enduring Mental Health Morbidity and Social Function Impairment in World Trade Center Rescue, Recovery and Cleanup Workers: The Psychological Dimension of an Environmental Health Disaster
Stellman JM, Smith RP, Katz CL, Sharma V, Charney DS, Herbert R, Moline J, Luft BJ, Markowitz S, Udasin I, Harrison D, Baron S, Landrigan PJ, Levin SM, Southwick S [2008]. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2008 May 20; Epub ahead of print

Biomonitoring of Perfluorochemicals in Plasma of New York State Personnel Responding to the World Trade Center Disaster.
Tao L, Kannan K, Aldous KM, Mauer MP, Eadon GA [2008]. Biomonitoring of Perfluorochemicals in Plasma of New York State Personnel Responding to the World Trade Center Disaster. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2008; 42(9): 3472-3478

2007

”Stay Connected”: psychological services for retired firefighters after 11 September 2001
Alvarez J, Rosen C, Davis K, Smith G, Corrigan M. PreHospital Disaster Med. 2007;22 :49-54.

Evolution of lower respiratory symptoms in New York police officers after 9/11: a prospective longitudinal study
Buyantseva LV, Tulchinsky M, Kapalka GM, Chinchilli VM, Qian Z, Gillio R, Roberts A, Bascom R [2007]. J Occup Environ Med 49(3): 310-7

Persistant organic pollutants in 9/11 world trade center rescue workers: Reduction following detoxification
Dahlgren J, Cecchini M, Takhar H, Paepke O [2007]. Chemosphere.

Occupational toxicant inhalation injury: the World Trade Center (WTC) experience.
de la Hoz R, Shohet M, Chasan R, Bienenfeld L, Afilaka A, Levin S, Herbert R [2007]. Occupational toxicant inhalation injury: the World Trade Center (WTC) experience. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. 2007 September; DOI 10.1007/s00420-007-0240-x

A randomized controlled clinical treatment trial for World Trade Center attack-related PTSD in disaster workers.
Difede J, Malta LS, Best S, Henn-Haase C, Metzler T, Bryant R, Marmar C [2007]. A randomized controlled clinical treatment trial for World Trade Center attack-related PTSD in disaster workers.  J Nerv Ment Dis. 2007 October; 195 (10): 861-865.

Alcohol Consumption and Posttraumatic Stress After Exposure to Terrorism: Effects of Proximity, Loss, and Psychiatric History.
Hasin DS, Keyes KM, Hatzenbuehler ML, Aharonovich EA, Alderson D [2007]. Alcohol Consumption and Posttraumatic Stress After Exposure to Terrorism: Effects of Proximity, Loss, and Psychiatric History. American Journal of Public Health. 2007 December; 97 (12): 2268-2275.

Sarcoidosis.
Iannuzzi MC, Rybicki BA, Teirstein AS [2007]. Sarcoidosis. The New England Journal of Medicine. 2007 November; 357 (21): 2153-2165.

World Trade Center "Sarcoid-Like" Granulomatous Pulmonary Disease in New York City Fire Department Rescue Workers
Izbicki G, Chavko R, Banauch G, Weiden M, Berger K, Aldrich T, Hall C, Kelly K, Prezant D [2007]. CHEST 131(5): 1414-1423.

World Trade Center health Impacts on FDNY Rescue Workers – a six year assessment, September 2001 to 2007.  
Kelly KJ, Niles J, McLaughlin MT, Carrol S, Corrigan M, Al-Othman F, and Prezant DJ.  Fire Department of the City of New York, October 2007.

Assessment of inhalation exposures and potential health risks to the general population that resulted from the collapse of the World Trade Center towers.
Lorber M, Gibb H, Grant L, Pinto J, Pleil J, Cleverly D [2007]. Assessment of inhalation exposures and potential health risks to the general population that resulted from the collapse of the World Trade Center towers. Risk Anal. 2007 Oct; 27(5): 1203-1221

Health Effects in New York State Personnel Who Responded to the World Trade Center Disaster.
Mauer MP, Cummings KR, Carlson GA [2007]. Health Effects in New York State Personnel Who Responded to the World Trade Center Disaster. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2007 November; 49 (11): 1197-1205.

Air trapping detected on end-expiratory high-resolution computed tomography in symptomatic world trade center rescue and recovery orkers.
Mendelson DS, Roggeveen M, Levin SM, Herbert R, de la Hoz RE [2007]. Air trapping detected on end-expiratory high-resolution computed tomography in symptomatic world trade center rescue and recovery workers. J Occup Environ Med 49(8): 840-5

Sarcoidosis, firefighters sarcoidosis, and world trade center "sarcoid-like" granulomatous pulmonary disease.
Miller A [2007]. Sarcoidosis, firefighters sarcoidosis, and world trade center "sarcoid-like" granulomatous pulmonary disease. Chest. 2007 Dec; 132(6): 2053

Surveillance of Workers Responding Under the National Response Plan.
Mitchell CS, Gochfeld M, Shubert J, Kipen H, Moline J, Langlieb A, Everly GS, Udasin I, Wartenberg D, Paulson G [2007]. Surveillance of Workers Responding Under the National Response Plan. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2007 August; 49 (8): 922-927.

Differences in PTSD Prevalence and Associated Risk Factors Among World Trade Center Disaster Rescue and Recovery Workers
Perrin MA, DiGrande L, Wheeler K, Thorpe L, Farfel M, Brackbill R [2007]. Am J Psychiatry 164(9): 1385-1394

World Trade Center Cough Syndrome and Its Treatment.
Prezant D [2007]. World Trade Center Cough Syndrome and Its Treatment. Lung. 2007 November; DOI 10.1007/s00408-007-9051-9

The Legacy of World Trade Center Dust
Samet JM, Geyh AS, Utell MJ [2007]. The New England Journal of Medicine 356(22): 2233-36.

The world trade center clean up and recovery worker cohort study: respiratory health amongst cleanup workers approximately 20 months after initial exposure at the disaster site.
Tao XG, Massa J, Ashwell L, Davis K, Schwab M, Geyh A [2007]. The world trade center clean up and recovery worker cohort study: respiratory health amongst cleanup workers approximately 20 months after initial exposure at the disaster site. J Occup Environ Med. 2007 October; 49 (10): 1063-1072.

Firefighters Health and Health Effects of the World Trade Center Collapse.
Weiden M, Banauch G, Kelly KJ, and Prezant DJ. In: Environmental and Occupational Medicine. Pgs 477-490. 4th Edition, Edited by Rom WN and Markowitz S. Lippincott-Raven Inc. Philadelphia, 2007

Asthma Diagnosed after September 11, 2001 among Rescue and Recovery Workers: Findings from the World Trade Center Health Registry
Wheeler K, McKelvey W, Thorpe L, Perrin M, Cone J, Kass D, Farfel M, Thomas P, Brackbill R [2007]. Asthma Diagnosed after September 11, 2001 among Rescue and Recovery Workers: Findings from the World Trade Center Health Registry. Environmental Health Perspectives. doi:10.1289/ehp.10248 available via http://dx.doi.org/

2006

Pulmonary Function After Exposure to the World Trade Center in the New York City Fire Department
Banauch G, Hall C, Weiden M, Cohen H, Aldrich T, Christodoulou V, Arcentales N, Kelly K, Prezant D [2006]. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 174: 312-319.

Tobacco Free with FDNY: The New York City Fire Department World Trade Center Tobacco Cessation Study
Bars M, Banauch G, Appel D, Andreachi M, Mouren P, Kelly K, Prezant D [2006]. CHEST 129(4): 979-987.

A Peer-Based Assistance Program for Officers With the New York City Police Department: Report of the Effects of Sept. 11, 2001
Dowling F, Moynihan G, Genet B, Lewis J [2006]. American Journal of Psychiatry 163(1): 151-3.

Perceived Safety in Disaster Workers Following 9/11
Fullerton C, Ursano R, Reeves J, Shigemura J, Grieger T [2006]. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 194(1): 61-63.

FDNY Crisis Counseling: Innovative Responses to 9/11 Firefighters, Families, and Communities.
Greene P, Kane D, Christ G, Lynch S, and Corrigan M. [2006]. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley

The World Trade Center Disaster and the Health of Workers: Five-Year Assessment of a Unique Medical Screening Program
Herbert R, Moline J, Skloot G, Metzger K, Baron S, Luft B, Markowitz S, Udasin I, Harrison D, Stein D, Todd A, Enright P, Stellman JM, Landrigan P, Levin S [2006]. Environmental Health Perspectives doi:10.1289/ehp.9592.

The Anatomy of the Exposures That Occurred around the World Trade Center Site
Lioy P, Georgopoulos P [2006]. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1076: 54-79.

The World Trade Center Aftermath and Its Effects on Health: Understanding and Learning Through Human-Exposure Science
Lioy P, Pellizzari E, Prezant D [2006]. Environmental Science and Technology 40(22): 6876–6885.

2005

Bronchial hyperreactivity and other inhalation lung injuries in rescue/recovery workers after the World Trade Center collapse
Banauch G, Dhala A, Alleyne D, Alva R, Santhyadka G, Krasko A, Weiden M, Kelly K, Prezant D [2005]. Critical Care Medicine 33(Suppl 1): s102-s106.

Pulmonary disease in rescue workers at the World Trade Center site
Banauch GI, Dhala A, Prezant DJ [2005]. Current Opin Pulm Med 11:160-168.

Asbestos Exposures to Truck Drivers During World Trade Center Cleanup Operations
Breysse P, Williams DA, Herbstman J, Symons JM, Chillrud S, Ross J, Henshaw S, Rees K, Watson M, Geyh [2005]. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 2: 400-405.

Respiratory effects of inhalation exposure among workers during the clean-up effort at the World Trade Center disaster site
Herbstman J, Frank R, Schwab M, Williams D, Samet J, Breysse P, Geyh A [2005]. Environmental Research 99(1):85-92.

World Trade Center Dyspnea: Bronchiolitis Obliterans With Functional Improvement: A Case Report
Mann J, Sha K, Kline G, Breuer FU, Miller A [2005]. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 48: 225-229.

Physical and Mental Health Symptoms Among NYC Transit Workers Seven and One-Half Months After the WTC Attacks
Tapp L, Baron S, Bernard B, Driscoll R, Mueller C, Wallingford [2005]. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 47(6): 475-483.

2004

World Trade Center rescuers face lung distress
Ault A [2004]. The Lancet 363:1614.

Mental Health Status of World Trade Center Rescue and Recovery Workers and Volunteers – New York City, July 2002-August 2004
CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) [2004]. MMWR 53(35): 812-815.

Physical Health Status of World Trade Center Rescue and Recovery Workers and Volunteers – New York City, July 2002-August 2004
CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) [2004]. MMWR 53(35): 807-812.

EH Update: World Trade Center Panel Formed to Review Health Protection
Journal of Environmental Health 66(10): 41-42.

Symptoms, Respirator Use, and Pulmonary Function Changes Among New York City Firefighters Responding to the World Trade Center Disaster
Feldman D, Baron S, Bernard B, Lushniak B, Banauch G, Arcentales N, Kelly K, Prezant D [2004]. CHEST 125: 1256-1264.

Induced Sputum Assessment in New York City Firefighters Exposed to World Trade Center Dust
Fireman E, Lerman Y, Ganor E, Greif J, Fireman-Shoresh S, Lioy P, Banauch G, Weiden M, Kelly K, Prezant D [2004]. Environmental Health Perspectives 112(5): 1564-1569.

Induced sputum assessment in New York City firefighters exposed to World Trade Center dust.
Fireman EM, Lerman Y, Ganor E, Greif J, Fireman-Shoresh S, Lioy PJ, Banauch GI, Weiden M, Kelly KJ, Prezant DJ. Environ Health Perspect. 2004 Nov;112(15):1564-9.

The effects of the world trade center event on birth outcomes among term deliveries at three lower manhattan hospitals.
Lederman SA, Rauh V, Weiss L, Stein JL, Hoepner LA, Becker M, Perera FP [2004]. The effects of the world trade center event on birth outcomes among term deliveries at three lower manhattan hospitals. Environ Health Perspect. 2004 December; 112(17): 1772–1778.

Health and Environmental Consequences of the World Trade Center Disaster
Landrigan P, Lioy P, Thurston G, Berkowitz G, Chen LC, Chillrud S, Gavett S, Georgopoulos P, Geyh A, Levin S, Perera F, Rappaport S, Small C. NIEHS(National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences) Working Group [2004]. Environmental Health Perspectives 112(6): 731-739.

Occupational Asthma
Malo JL, Lemiere C, Gautrin D, Labrecque M. [2004]. Occupational Asthma. Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine 10(1): 57-61.

Early Respiratory Abnormalities in Emergency Services Police Officers at the World Trade Center Site
Salzman S, Moosavy F, Miskoff J, Friedmann P, Fried G, Rosen M [2004]. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 46(2): 113-122.

Respiratory Symptoms and Physiologic Assessment of Ironworkers at the World Trade Center Disaster Site
Skloot G, Goldman M, Fischler D, Goldman C, Schechter C, Levin S, Teirstein A [2004]. CHEST 125: 1248-1255.

World Trade Center dust and airway reactivity.
Truncale T, Brooks S, Prezant DJ, Banauch GI, Nemery B. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2004 Apr 1;169(7):883-4; author reply 884-5.

2003

Persistent Hyperreactivity and Reactive Airway Dysfunction in Firefighters at the World Trade Center
Banauch G, Alleyne D, Sanchez R, Olender K,  Cohen H, Weiden M, Kelly K, Prezant D [2003]. American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 168: 54-62.

World Trade Center Rescue Worker Injury and Illness Surveillance, New York, 2001
Berrios-Torres S, Greenko J, Phillips M, Miller J, Treadwell T, Ikeda R [2003]. American Journal of Preventative Medicine 25(2): 79-87.

Site Management of Health Issues in the 2001 World Trade Center Disaster
Bradt, D [2003]. Academic Emergency Medicine 10(6): 650-660.

Firefighter Findings: Biomonitoring Rescue Workers after WTC Attacks
Claudio L [2003]. Environmental Health Perspectives 111(16): A896.

Biomonitoring of Chemical Exposure among New York City Firefighters Responding to the World Trade Center Fire and Collapse
Edelman P, Osterloh J, Pirkle J, Caudill S, Grainger J, Jones R, Blount B, Calafat A, Turner W, Feldman D, Baron S, Bernard B, Lushniak B, Kelly K, Prezant D [2003]. Environmental Health Perspectives 111(16): 1906-1911.

Cough and Bronchial Responsiveness in Firefighters at the World Trade Center Site (correspondence)
Hanson B, Sztern B [2003]. N Engl J Med 348(1): 76-77.

Cough and Bronchial Responsiveness in Firefighters at the World Trade Center Site (correspondence)
Lange J [2003]. N Engl J Med 348(1):76-77.

Reactive Fallout of World Trade Center Dust
Nemery B [2003]. American Journal of Repiratory and Critical Care Medicine 168: 2-3.

Cough and Bronchial Responsiveness in Firefighters at the World Trade Center Site (correspondence)
Prezant D, Weiden M, Kelly K [2003]. N Engl J Med 348(1): 76-77.

2002

Injuries and illnesses among New York City Fire Department rescue workers after responding to the World Trade Center attacks.
Banauch GI, McLaughlin M, Hirschhorn R, Corrigan M, Kelly KJ, Prezant DJ.  MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2002 Sep 11;51 Spec No:1-5.

A New York City Firefighter Overwhelmed by World Trade Center Dust (editorial)
Beckett W [2002]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166: 785-790.

Occupational Exposures to Air Contaminants at the World Trade Center Disaster Site – New York, September – October, 2001
CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) [2002]. MMWR 51(21): 453-456.

A Joint Labor-Management Health and Safety Model: Lessons Learned at the World Trade Center Emergency Project
Clark N [2002]. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 42(6): 553-554.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Response to the World Trade Center Attack
Clark P [2002]. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 42(6): 550-552.

Mind and matter: OEM and the World Trade Center
Kipen HM, Gochfeld M [2002]. Occup Environ Med 59: 145-146.

Lessons Learned on Environmental, Occupational, and Residential Exposures From the Attack on the World Trade Center
Lioy P, Gochfeld M [2002]. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 42(6): 560-565.

Assessing the Health of Immigrant Workers Near Ground Zero: Preliminary Results of the World Trade Center Day Laborer Medical Monitoring Project
Malievskaya E, Rosenberg N, Markowitz S [2002]. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 42(6): 548-549.

Cough and Bronchial Responsiveness in Firefighters at the World Trade Center Site
Prezant D, Weiden M, Banauch G, McGuinness G, Rom W, Aldrich T, Kelly K [2002]. N Engl J Med 347(11): 806-815.

Acute Eosinophilic Pneumonia in a New York City Firefighter Exposed to World Trade Center Dust
Rom W, Weiden M, Garcia R, Yie TA, VathesaTogkit P, Tse D, McGuinness G, Roggli V, Prezant D [2002]. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166: 797-800.

Use of respiratory protection among responders at the World Trade Center site--New York City, September 2001.
Prezant DJ, Kelly KJ, Jackson B, Peterson D, Feldman D, Baron S, Mueller CA, Bernard B, Lushniak B, Smith L, BerryAnn R, Hoffman B.  MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2002 Sep 11;51 Spec No:6-8.

Firefighter Safety and Health Issues at the World Trade Center Site
Spadafora R [2002]. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 42(6):532-538.

Researchers Probe Health Consequences Following the World Trade Center Attack
Stephenson J [2002]. Journal of the American Medical Association 288(10): 1219-1221.

2001

New York City Department of Health Response to Terrorist Attack, September 11, 2001
CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) [2001]. MMWR 50(38): 821-822.

Environmental Aftermath
Claudio L [2001]. Environmental Health Perspectives 109(11): A529-A536.

Health Consequences of the 11 September 2001 Attacks (editorial)
Landrigan P [2001]. Environmental Health Perspectives 109(11): A514-A515.

Occupational exposures during the World Trade Center disaster response
Wallingford K, Snyder E [2001]. Toxicology and Industrial Health 17:247-253.

 

 
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