Prolonged standing at work and hospitalisation due to varicose veins: a 12 year prospective study of the Danish population.

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BACKGROUND Recent studies suggest that prolonged standing at work is associated with the development of diseases of varicose veins (VV). AIMS To assess the risk of hospitalisation due to VV in the lower extremities prospectively in workers standing or walking at least 75% of their time at work. METHODS A representative random sample of 9653 working age… (More)

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