There are of course articles in other journals that refute Ohar et al, plus publications in legal journals. (See my original letter; link is on the Home Page).
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Figure 3 in this article, plus related discussion, contradict the sweeping conclusions by Ohar, et al regarding asbestos pleural abnormalities.