Evaluation of the effects of toluene inhalation on alveolar epithelial permeability by Tc-99m-DTPA inhalation scintigraphy in automobile painters


Cerci S. S. , ÖZTÜRK Ö., SÜTÇÜ R., ÖZBEK F. M. , BAYDAR Ç. L. , YILDIZ M., ...More

NUCLEAR MEDICINE COMMUNICATIONS, vol.29, no.1, pp.45-52, 2008 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/mnm.0b013e3282f1b9db
  • Journal Name: NUCLEAR MEDICINE COMMUNICATIONS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.45-52

Abstract

Background The main component of paint thinner used in industry is toluene diisocyanate (TDI) which can cause occupational asthma in 5-10% of exposed workers.