M-B V Jensen

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Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis (NSF) is a fibrotic disease generating intense interest due to its recent discovery, and unknown cause. It appears confined to patients with renal disease and presents as grossly thickened, indurated, tight skin that is woody to palpation. Histologically, the dermis contains thickened collagen bundles, numerous plump(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to estimate the risk of lung cancer for women occupationally exposed to cobalt-aluminate spinel. METHODS A retrospective cohort of 874 women occupationally exposed to cobalt in two Danish porcelain factories and 520 women not exposed to cobalt were identified from personnel files. Vital status was assessed in the(More)
STUDY DESIGN This study of professional drivers is a part of a longitudinal record linkage study of all economically active men in Denmark, identified on January 1, 1981. Information about the main occupation was identified in 1980. The cohort was followed for first hospitalization with prolapsed cervical intervertebral disc until December 31, 1990. (More)
OBJECTIVES To predict the relative risk and time trend in hospitalisation due to coxarthrosis (CA) among groups of different socioeconomic status and occupations in order to test existing aetiological hypotheses. METHODS Four consecutive cohorts of all gainfully employed Danish men were followed up for CA. Standardised hospitalisation ratios (SHR) and(More)
This study validated hypertension (ICD-8: 401.99) in The National Inpatient Register with reference to the use of the diagnosis in the Occupational Hospitalization Register. A university hospital and a regional hospital were chosen for the evaluation. A sample of case records with the discharge diagnosis essential hypertension and additional case records(More)
All Danish occupational groups were screened for an increased risk of hospitalization due to a prolapsed lumbar intervertebral disc (PLID) (ICD-8: 725.11). A cohort of all gainfully employed Danes aged 20 to 59 years in 1981 was followed-up for 10 years for first hospitalization with PLID. A Standardized Hospitalization Ratio was calculated using all(More)
The aim of this study was to estimate the risk of being hospitalized due to prolapsed cervical interverteral disc among male professional drivers in Denmark. A cohort consisting of all economically active persons in Denmark, identified January 1981, gives information on the most important occupation during 1980. The cohort was followed for ten years.(More)
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