Takehiro Kadowaki

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We conducted this study to compare survival rates and morbidity of persons with spinal cord injury (SCI) versus general population, and to clarify the risk of SCI persons. The subjects of this study were 960 men with SCI who had been accommodated in the eight Labor Accident Rehabilitation Centers in Japan during the period of 1965-1995. The surveyed items(More)
We measured the environmental glutaraldehyde (GA) levels during the disinfection of endoscopes and also investigated the subjective symptoms of the workers engaged in that work. At 6 hospitals in the Tokyo and Kanagawa area, 8 rooms for endoscope washing and disinfecting the endoscopy equipment were surveyed. The geometric mean environmental GA levels in(More)
A simple method of biological monitoring has been developed for occupational benzene exposure. Personal benzene exposure monitoring using a passive sampler and GC/FID was carried out on 74 workers from a benzene-treated company. Their urines were collected before and after work-shift. After treatment of urine samples using solid phase extraction (SPE),(More)