Rafael E de la Hoz

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Health care and social issues of immigrant rescue and recovery workers at the World Trade Center site
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    WTC Health Effects Treatment Program, and the Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1329-34. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Air trapping detected on end-expiratory high-resolution computed tomography in symptomatic World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers
    David S Mendelson
    Department of Radiology, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:840-5. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Atopy and upper and lower airway disease among former World Trade Center workers and volunteers
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:992-5. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Occupational asthma and lower airway disease among World Trade Center workers and volunteers
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    WTC Monitoring and Treatment Program, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 10:287-94. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Odor identification ability and self-reported upper respiratory symptoms in workers at the post-9/11 World Trade Center site
    Kenneth W Altman
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1189, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 84:131-7. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Silicosis in dental supply factory workers
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Respir Med 98:791-4. 2004
  7. doi request reprint Occupational lower airway disease in relation to World Trade Center inhalation exposure
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Departments of Preventive Medicine and Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 11:97-102. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Occupational rhinosinusitis and upper airway disease: the world trade center experience
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1059, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 10:77-83. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Snoring and obstructive sleep apnea among former World Trade Center rescue workers and volunteers
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:29-32. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Reflux symptoms and disorders and pulmonary disease in former World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers and volunteers
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1351-4. 2008

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Health care and social issues of immigrant rescue and recovery workers at the World Trade Center site
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    WTC Health Effects Treatment Program, and the Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1329-34. 2008
    ..A clinical program that was designed to address the complex medical and psychosocial needs of these workers in a comprehensive manner was successfully established. Full justice for these workers depends on larger societal changes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Air trapping detected on end-expiratory high-resolution computed tomography in symptomatic World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers
    David S Mendelson
    Department of Radiology, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:840-5. 2007
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  3. doi request reprint Atopy and upper and lower airway disease among former World Trade Center workers and volunteers
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:992-5. 2009
    ..This study examined atopy as a risk factor for presumably WTC-related UAD and LAD...
  4. doi request reprint Occupational asthma and lower airway disease among World Trade Center workers and volunteers
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    WTC Monitoring and Treatment Program, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 10:287-94. 2010
    ..Cigarette smoking (but not atopy) also seemed to be a risk factor for LAD. No data thus far suggest an increased incidence of neoplastic or interstitial lung disease, but ongoing surveillance is clearly necessary...
  5. doi request reprint Odor identification ability and self-reported upper respiratory symptoms in workers at the post-9/11 World Trade Center site
    Kenneth W Altman
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1189, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 84:131-7. 2011
    ..A previous WTC Medical Monitoring and Treatment Program study found that olfactory and nasal trigeminal thresholds were altered by the toxic exposure, but not scores on a 20-odor smell identification test...
  6. ncbi request reprint Silicosis in dental supply factory workers
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Respir Med 98:791-4. 2004
    ..This report underlines the need for effective occupational health programs in this type of industrial facilities...
  7. doi request reprint Occupational lower airway disease in relation to World Trade Center inhalation exposure
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Departments of Preventive Medicine and Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 11:97-102. 2011
    ..To summarize the knowledge about the occupational lower airway diseases that seem related to exposures at the World Trade Center disaster site...
  8. doi request reprint Occupational rhinosinusitis and upper airway disease: the world trade center experience
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1059, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 10:77-83. 2010
    ..World Trade Center-related UAD is considered an irritant-induced disease but not, in many cases, of acute onset. No data thus far suggest an increased upper airway cancer incidence...
  9. doi request reprint Snoring and obstructive sleep apnea among former World Trade Center rescue workers and volunteers
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:29-32. 2010
    ..We examined the association of WTC exposure and findings on nocturnal polysomnogram, as well as known predictors of OSA in this patient population...
  10. doi request reprint Reflux symptoms and disorders and pulmonary disease in former World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers and volunteers
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1351-4. 2008
    ..In this study, we clinically characterized the reflux disorders in former WTC workers, and we investigated their association with pulmonary function abnormalities and with clinical diagnoses of other WTC-related diseases...
  11. doi request reprint Vocal cord dysfunction in former World Trade Center (WTC) rescue and recovery workers and volunteers
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, and Medicine, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:161-5. 2008
    ..We describe the clinical characteristics of 10 symptomatic former WTC workers diagnosed with this condition, as well as the frequency of spirometric findings suggestive of variable extrathoracic obstruction...
  12. ncbi request reprint Occupational toxicant inhalation injury: the World Trade Center (WTC) experience
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, and Medicine, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, WTC Health Effects Treatment Program, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:479-85. 2008
    ..A subsample of 168 workers (30% of the group) was selected to examine lower airway disease risk in relation to smoking and WTC exposure variables...
  13. doi request reprint Polysomnographic diagnoses among former world trade center rescue workers and volunteers
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Department of Preventive Medicine and the Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 67:239-42. 2012
    ..49) analyses. The authors did not identify a significant difference in PSG diagnoses between the WTC-exposed and -unexposed subjects. OSA was significantly associated with age, BMI, and gender in this patient population...
  14. doi request reprint Persistence of multiple illnesses in World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers: a cohort study
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Divisions of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Lancet 378:888-97. 2011
    ..We report incidence and prevalence rates of physical and mental health disorders during the 9 years since the attacks, examine their associations with occupational exposures, and quantify physical and mental health comorbidities...
  15. doi request reprint Potential for diffuse parenchymal lung disease after exposures at World Trade Center Disaster site
    Jaime Szeinuk
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 75:101-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this review is to examine the potential relation between exposure to toxins released from the World Trade Center (WTC) collapse on September 11th, 2001 and the development of DPLD based on published evidence up to date...