Engineered Stone Silicosis Medical Journal Articles

Engineered Stone Silicosis Medical Journal Articles

You can find a link to the leading medical journal articles regarding the epidemic of silicosis in engineered stone fabrication workers here:

January 22, 2024 – Safety and Health at Work – Dr. Seneviratne, et al. – Respirable silica dust exposure of migrant workers informing regulatory intervention in engineered stone fabrication

January 11, 2024 – The Lancet Respiratory Medicine – Australia bans engineered stone to prevent silicosis

December 3, 2023 – Respirology – Dr. Ramkissoon, et. al. – Understanding the pathogenesis of engineered stone-associated silicosis: The effect of particle chemistry on the lung cell response

November 17, 2023 – CDC – MMWR – Notes from the Field: Surveillance of Silicosis Using Electronic Case Reporting — California, December 2022–July 2023

September 22, 2023, Dr. Ch. Chen, et al – Subpleural curvilinear lines as an early indicator of silicosis in artificial stone workers

July 24, 2023, Dr. Jane Fazio from UCLA and Dr. Sheiphali Gandhi from UCSF – JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) –  Silicosis Among Immigrant Engineered Stone (Quartz) Countertop Fabrication Workers in California

July 24, 2023, Dr. Jeremy Hua and Dr. Cecile Rose from National Jewish Health and Dr. Carrie Redlich from Yale School of Medicine – JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association)-  Engineered Stone-Associated Silicosis – A Lethal Variant of an Ancient Disease

June 16, 2023 – Dr. Ryan Hoy, et. al – BMJ Journals – Occupational & Environmental Medicine – Prevalence and Risk Factors For Silicosis Among a Large Cohort of Stone Benchtop Industry Workers

December 2020 – Dr. Silpa Krefft, et. al – Elsevier – Clinics in Chest Medicine – Silicosis: An Update and Guide for Clinicians

October 28, 2020 – Dr. Ryan Hoy, et. al – BMJ Journals – Occupational & Environmental Medicine – Identification of Early-Stage Silicosis Through Health Screening of Stone Benchtop Industry Workers in Victoria, Australia

September 27, 2019 – CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) – Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report– Severe Silicosis in Engineered Stone Fabrication Workers – California, Colorado, Texas, and Washington, 2017-2019

February 2019 – Dr. Veruscka Leso, et. al – International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health – Artificial Stone Associated Silicosis: A Systemic Review

March 2017 – Dr. Dror Rosengarten, et. al – American Journal of Industrial Medicine – Survival Following Lung Transplantation For Artificial Stone Silicosis Relative to Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

February 2015 – Dr. Gary Freidman, Dr. Robert Harrison, et. al – Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report – Silicosis in a Countertop Fabricator – Texas, 2014

August 2012 – Dr. Mordechai Kramer, et. al – Chest – Artificial Stone Silicosis: Disease Resurgence Among Artificial Stone Workers

July 2012 – Dr. Dusca Bartoli, et. al – Italian Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene – Silicosis in Employees in the Processing of Kitchen, Bar, and Shop Countertops Made From Quartz Resin Composite

January 2011 – Dr. Silvia Pascual, et. al. in Arch Bronconeumol – Prevalence of Silicosis in a Marble Factory After Exposure to Quartz Conglomerates

February 2010 – Dr. Cristina Martinez, et. al – International Journal of Spanish Respiratory Society of Pulmonology and Thoracic Surgery – Silicosis, Una Enfermedad con Presente Activo

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