Disease description

Joining metal pieces or parts together by melting the adjoining surfaces with heat, using a heat source such as a blowtorch or electric arc. The melted surfaces are then pressed together by hammering.

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Biological effect markers in exhaled breath condensate and biomonitoring in welders: impact of smoking and protection equipment. Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2010 M. Gube, J. Ebel, P. Brand, T. Göen, K. Holzinger, U. Reisgen, T. Kraus
Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2010 Oct;83(7):803-11. doi: 10.1007/s00420-010-0516-4. Epub 2010 Feb 4. PubMed:20130903
Assessment of the biological effects of welding fumes emitted from metal inert gas welding processes of aluminium and zinc-plated materials in humans. Int J Hyg Environ Health 2014 L. Hartmann, M. Bauer, J. Bertram, M. Gube, K. Lenz, U. Reisgen, T. Schettgen, T. Kraus, P. Brand
Int J Hyg Environ Health 2014 Mar;217(2-3):160-8. PubMed:23790592

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Hydrogen peroxide PubChem CID: 784
Nitrate PubChem CID: 943
DL-Tyrosine PubChem CID: 1153
Malondialdehyde PubChem CID: 10964

MeSH information

MeSH ID D014896
MeSH name Welding