Environmental exposure to asbestos and risk of pleural mesothelioma: review and meta-analysis

01 May 2000Valérie BourdèsPaolo BoffettaPaola Pisani

This review suggests a substantial increase in risk of pleural mesothelioma following high environmental exposure to asbestos

Meta Analysis
1 effect

Reported Outcomes

CausesOutcomeCertainty

Asbestos Contaminant risk & protective factor
Asbestos
Contaminant

Pleural Mesothelioma Respiratory outcome
Strong increased risk of Pleural Mesothelioma
Respiratory system

High evidence
710.0%