Glossary - Asbestosis

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Glossary

Cor pulmonale

This is a condition whereby there is failure of the right side of heart because of increased blood pressure in the right ventricle and the pulmonary arteries

Lung parenchyma

This is the tissue of the lung, which supports the airways of the respiratory tree

Mesothelioma

This is the tumor of the mesothelium which lines the pleura and peritoneum

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Asbestos is very dangerous and cause disease Asbestosis, but in my country, asbestos is still used and the government does not forbid

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Hi - we are looking for people affected to share their stories on Asbestosis, if interested please get in touch.

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