P Carta

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Affiliation: University of Cagliari
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint [Intellectual quotient and environmental exposure to low doses of lead]
    P Carta
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Cagliari, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 27:51-3. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint [Respiratory risk among students in an industrialized area of Sardinia: role of smoking and air pollution]
    P Carta
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria di Monserrato, Cagliari
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 29:824-7. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint [Neuroendocrine and neurobehavioral effects associated with exposure to low doses of mercury from habitual consumption of marine fish]
    P Carta
    Universita degli Studi di Cagliari, Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, via S Giorgio 12, 09124 Cagliari
    Med Lav 93:215-24. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Mortality for pancreatic cancer among aluminium smelter workers in Sardinia, Italy
    P Carta
    Department of Public Health Section of Occupational Medicine, University of Cagliari, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 26:83-9. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint [Study on mortality by specific cause among workers at a lead and zinc foundry in Sardinia]
    P Carta
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Cagliari, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 27:43-5. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint [Urinary and blood markers of internal mercury dose in workers from a chlorakali plant and in subjects not occupationally exposed: relation to dental amalgam and fish consumption]
    P Carta
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Cagliari, via S Giorgio 12, 09124 Cagliari
    Med Lav 93:176-83. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint [Neurobehavioural testing in lead smelter workers]
    P Carta
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita di Cagliari
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 27:285-9. 2005
  8. pmc Mortality from lung cancer among silicotic patients in Sardinia: an update study with 10 more years of follow up
    P Carta
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Cagliari, Via S Georgio 12, 09124 Cagliari, Italy
    Occup Environ Med 58:786-93. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint [Incremental stress test: comparison between protocols and cardiorespiratory reference values in healthy workers]
    P Carta
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Cagliari
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 23:5-11. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint [Environmental exposure to inorganic lead and neurobehavioural tests among adolescents living in the Sulcis-Iglesiente, Sardinia]
    P Carta
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria di Monserrato, Cagliari
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 29:550-2. 2007

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Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint [Intellectual quotient and environmental exposure to low doses of lead]
    P Carta
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Cagliari, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 27:51-3. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint [Respiratory risk among students in an industrialized area of Sardinia: role of smoking and air pollution]
    P Carta
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria di Monserrato, Cagliari
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 29:824-7. 2007
    ..Living in Portoscuso, because of higher environmental exposure to airborne pollutants of industrial origin, has been shown as a relevant factor further lowering the lung function among the studied sample...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Neuroendocrine and neurobehavioral effects associated with exposure to low doses of mercury from habitual consumption of marine fish]
    P Carta
    Universita degli Studi di Cagliari, Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, via S Giorgio 12, 09124 Cagliari
    Med Lav 93:215-24. 2002
    ..This group, never exposed occupationally to either Hg or to other neurotoxic substances, was compared with 22 age-matched controls employed at a chemical plant in Portotorres (northern Sardinia)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Mortality for pancreatic cancer among aluminium smelter workers in Sardinia, Italy
    P Carta
    Department of Public Health Section of Occupational Medicine, University of Cagliari, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 26:83-9. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint [Study on mortality by specific cause among workers at a lead and zinc foundry in Sardinia]
    P Carta
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Cagliari, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 27:43-5. 2005
    ..96, 95% CI 1.02-3.68 for the highest exposure group). Our study, even if of small size, suggests an association between occupational exposure to inorganic lead and lung cancer risk...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Urinary and blood markers of internal mercury dose in workers from a chlorakali plant and in subjects not occupationally exposed: relation to dental amalgam and fish consumption]
    P Carta
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Cagliari, via S Giorgio 12, 09124 Cagliari
    Med Lav 93:176-83. 2002
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint [Neurobehavioural testing in lead smelter workers]
    P Carta
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita di Cagliari
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 27:285-9. 2005
    ....
  8. pmc Mortality from lung cancer among silicotic patients in Sardinia: an update study with 10 more years of follow up
    P Carta
    Institute of Occupational Medicine, University of Cagliari, Via S Georgio 12, 09124 Cagliari, Italy
    Occup Environ Med 58:786-93. 2001
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint [Incremental stress test: comparison between protocols and cardiorespiratory reference values in healthy workers]
    P Carta
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Cagliari
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 23:5-11. 2001
    ..These prediction equations can be useful for the evaluation of working capacity of workers employed in manual jobs characterised by moderate-to-high dynamic energy expenditure...
  10. ncbi request reprint [Environmental exposure to inorganic lead and neurobehavioural tests among adolescents living in the Sulcis-Iglesiente, Sardinia]
    P Carta
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria di Monserrato, Cagliari
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 29:550-2. 2007
    ..S. CDC in 1991 as potentially "safe" for the children's CNS, to a threshold possibly < 50 microg/L...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sub-clinical neurobehavioral abnormalities associated with low level of mercury exposure through fish consumption
    Plinio Carta
    Department of Public Health, Section of Occupational Medicine, University of Cagliari, via S Giorgio 12, 09124 Cagliari, Italy
    Neurotoxicology 24:617-23. 2003
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Mortality of lead smelter workers with the glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase-deficient phenotype
    P Cocco
    Istituto di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita di Cagliari, Italy
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 5:223-5. 1996
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Mortality of Italian lead smelter workers
    P Cocco
    Istituto di Medicina del Lavoro Institute Occupational Medicine, Universita di Cagliari, Italy
    Scand J Work Environ Health 23:15-23. 1997
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the health consequences of employment in the lead-smelting industry...
  14. ncbi request reprint [Mortality from lung cancer among workers of a Sardinian lead smelter [Follow-up: 1972-2001]]
    P Carta
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Cagliari
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 25:17-8. 2003
    ..96, 95% CI 1.02-3.68 for the highest exposure group). Our study, even if of small size, suggests an association between occupational exposure to inorganic lead and lung cancer risk...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Silica, silicosis, and lung cancer: analysis if the literature and mortality studies of minor workers in Sardinia]
    P Carta
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Cagliari
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 25:387-92. 2003
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Causes of anaemia in very low birth weight infants. Phlebotomy losses are not the first accused
    M Testa
    Department of Neonatal Pathology and Intensive Care, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Minerva Pediatr 58:263-7. 2006
    ....
  17. ncbi request reprint Occupational silica exposure and lung cancer risk: a review of epidemiological studies 1996-2005
    C Pelucchi
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milano, Italy
    Ann Oncol 17:1039-50. 2006
    ..In 1997, a Monograph from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classified occupational exposure to crystalline silica as carcinogenic to humans. Large amounts of epidemiological data have been published subsequently...
  18. ncbi request reprint Detection of antibodies to the benzo(a)pyrene diol epoxide-DNA adducts in sera from individuals exposed to low doses of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
    R Galati
    Regina Elena Institute for Cancer Research, Rome, Italy
    J Exp Clin Cancer Res 20:359-64. 2001
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint [Evaluation of the dose of mercury in exposed and control subjects]
    P Apostoli
    Cattedra di Medicina del Lavoro e Cattedra di Igiene Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, p le Spedali Civili 1, 25123 Brescia
    Med Lav 93:159-75. 2002
    ..The aim of this paper was to analyse the concentrations of HgU and HgB in three different groups: 122 workers exposed, 18 workers formerly exposed and 196 subjects not occupationally or environmentally exposed to mercury...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Renal effects of low doses of mercury]
    R Alinovi
    Dipartimento di Clinica Medica, Nefrologia e Scienze della Prevenzione, Laboratorio di Tossicologia Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Via Gramsci 14, 43100 Parma
    Med Lav 93:191-201. 2002
    ..1 to 35.0 micrograms/g creatinine: 122 occupationally exposed workers, 22 subjects living in a non-polluted area, but consuming large amounts of tuna and sword fish, and 197 controls...
  21. ncbi request reprint [Cognitive and performance capacity among adolescents living near a lead and zinc smelter]
    P Carta
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita degli Studi di Cagliari
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 25:43-5. 2003
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint [Lead: indicators of dose and effects on heme]
    G Neri
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale ed Applicata, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro e Igiene Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 27:15-21. 2005
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint [Report on the activities carried out in the research project of the Ministry of Instruction, University, and Research entitled "Environmental and occupational exposure to inorganic lead: assessment of toxic effects of current doses and related preve
    P Apostoli
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale ed Applicata, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro e Igiene Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 27:6-14. 2005
    ..The results of the research, presented in detail in the current issue, do confirm the inadequacy of the biological exposure index nowadays ruled by Lex 25/2002...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Neurotoxic effect of exposure to low doses of mercury]
    R Lucchini
    Cattedra di Medicina del Lavoro, Universita di Brescia, p le Spedali Civili 1, 25125 Brescia
    Med Lav 93:202-14. 2002
    ..The contribution of non-occupational exposure to inorganic Hg from dental amalgams and to organic Hg from fish consumption was also considered...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Immunologic effects of exposure to low levels of inorganic mercury]
    L Soleo
    Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Medicina Pubblica, Servizio di Medicina del Lavoro, Policlinico, P zza G Cesare 11, 70124 Bari
    Med Lav 93:225-32. 2002
    ....
  26. ncbi request reprint [Lead and blood pressure]
    P Apostoli
    Dipartimento di Medicina Sperimentale ed Applicata, Sezione di Medicina del Lavoro e Igiene Industriale, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 27:22-32. 2005
    ..It presents itself in a large range of doses, it is quantitatively very modest, it appears more evident at low doses, thus we could hypothesize different mechanisms for different doses...
  27. ncbi request reprint Clinicopathological findings in sheep from Sardinia showing neurological signs of disease
    C Ligios
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale della Sardegna, Via Duca degli Abruzzi 8, 07100 Sassari, Italy
    Vet Rec 154:365-70. 2004
    ..Lesions restricted to the spinal cord were found in three cases. In the remaining 38 cases there were no significant neuropathological changes...
  28. ncbi request reprint [ALAD polymorphism and indicators of dose and effects of occupational exposure to inorganic lead]
    G De Palma
    Dipartimento di Clinica Medica, Nefrologia e Scienze della Prevenzione, Universita degli Studi di Parma, Italy
    G Ital Med Lav Ergon 27:39-42. 2005
    ..Results confirm previous studies, supporting the hypothesis that ALAD polymorphism may interfere with toxico-kinetic and toxico-dynamic parameters of occupational exposure to Pb...