Doctors in Queensland have reported positive findings from the first six silicosis patients who underwent whole lung lavage (WLL) in November last year. The procedure, which involves washing the lungs out with saline, could become key in stemming the looming silicosis health crisis. Rates of silicosis in Australia have exploded in recent years with the ...
‘Almost complete resolution’: Australian doctors report on lung lavage for silicosis
By Sunalie Silva
4 Mar 2021