Occupational and personal factors associated with acquired lumbar spondylolisthesis of urban taxi drivers.

@article{Chen2004OccupationalAP,
  title={Occupational and personal factors associated with acquired lumbar spondylolisthesis of urban taxi drivers.},
  author={J. Chen and Wan Pang Chan and Jeffrey N. Katz and Wushou Peter Chang and David C. Christiani},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={61 12},
  pages={992-8}
}
AIMS To investigate the occupational and personal factors associated with lumbar spondylolisthesis in taxi drivers. METHODS Cross-sectional analysis of the baseline data from the Taxi Drivers' Health Study cohort. Information was retrieved from the medical records of standardised lumbosacral spine plain films, age, and anthropometric measures of 1242 subjects. Acquired spondylolisthesis (ASL) was defined as non-lytic spondylolisthesis involving lumbar spines above L5. Questionnaires were used… CONTINUE READING

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