Esther Korteweg

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Between 1978-1890 the incidence of analgesic (phenacetin) abuse in autopsies of adult inhabitants of Basle was 3.87%. Only 2.3% of these were known abusers. The incidence of abuse varied considerably in different age groups, with a maximum of 16% in women in the age group 50-59 years. The sex distribution was male/female 1:1.93. It can therefore be assumed(More)
From 1965 to 1981, 9 out of 346 patients treated by chronic hemodialysis or kidney transplants had tumours of the lower urinary tract. All the tumour patients belonged to the analgesic abusers group (n = 87). The frequency of urinary tract tumours in this analgesic abusers group does not differ from the frequency in analgesic abusers in general (about 10%).(More)
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