The Siberian Scientific Medical Journal
№ 1 / 2017 / 55-60

Actual problems in occupational lung diseases

Author Affiliations


Respiratory diseases are most common among occupational pathology. This review provides the latest scientific and practical progress in the field of occupational lung diseases and the most actual research trends in this area. Studies conducted in Novosibirsk State Medical University and Research Institute of Internal and Preventive Medicine were presented. Molecular, genetic and proteomic studies are the fundamental for improving prophylaxis, diagnosis and treatment of these diseases. Asthma chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) phenotyping provides the possibility to individualize treatment and management of such patients and proposed to be investigated in relation to environmental factors.

Key words

pulmonology, actual research trends, occupational medicine
About Authors (Correspondence):

Shpagina L.A. – doctor of medical sciences, professor, head of the department of internal medicine and medical rehabilitation, e-mail:

Received: 15/02/2017