Condition 101

What are the alternative names for Aluminosis?

  • Aluminosis of lung
  • Pulmonary aluminosis
  • Shavers disease
  • Shavers' disease
  • Aluminum pneumoconiosis
  • Aluminosis pulmonum

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Latest Advance
  • Condition: Patients with Moderate to Severe Allergic Rhinitis
  • Journal: International archives of allergy and immunology
  • Treatment Used: Accelerated Dose Escalation with Three Injections of an Aluminum Hydroxide-Adsorbed Allergoid Preparation of Six Grasses
  • Number of Patients: 87
  • Published —
This study assessed the safety and tolerability of an accelerated dose escalation schedule of allergen immunotherapy (AIT) in adult patients with moderate to severe seasonal rhinoconjunctivitis (allergic runny nose and red, itchy eyes).
Latest Advance
  • Condition: Lung Disease with Cystic Fibrosis
  • Journal: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • Treatment Used: Oral Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 287
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using an oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug therapy to treat lung disease in patients with cystic fibrosis.
Latest Advance
  • Condition: Prevention of Patent Ductus Arteriosus (PDA) in Preterm and/or Low Birth Weight Infants
  • Journal: The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
  • Treatment Used: Ibuprofen
  • Number of Patients: 0
  • Published —
This review of the literature determined the effectiveness and safety of ibuprofen compared to placebo/no intervention, or other cyclo-oxygenase inhibitor drugs in the prevention of patent ductus arteriosus (hole in heart; PDA) in preterm infants.
Latest Advance
  • Condition: Malignant Central Airway Obstruction (CAO)
  • Journal: Lasers in medical science
  • Treatment Used: Nd: YAG Laser Therapy with Stent Placement
  • Number of Patients: 72
  • Published —
This study compared the outcome of Nd:YAG laser therapy with stent placement for malignant central airway obstruction (CAO) over a 10-year period.

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