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  • Smoking, smoking cessation and fracture risk in elderly women followed for 10 years 

    Thorin, Mats H; Wihlborg, Axel; Åkesson, Kristina; Gerdhem, Paul (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2015-09-07)
    Summary This study examines the impact of smoking and smoking cessation on fracture risk in 75-year-old women followed for 10 years. Smoking increased fracture risk, especially for vertebral fractures. Smoking cessation ...
  • Candidate gene analysis and exome sequencing confirm LBX1 as a susceptibility gene for idiopathic scoliosis 

    Grauers, Anna; Wang, Jingwen; Einarsdottir, Elisabet; Simony, Ane; Danielsson, Aina; Åkesson, Kristina; Ohlin, Acke; Halldin, Klas; Grabowski, Pawel; Tenne, Max; Laivuori, Hanne; Dahlman, Ingrid; Andersson, Mikkel; Bach Christensen, Steen; Karlsson, Magnus K; Jiao, Hong; Kere, Juha; Gerdhem, Paul (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2015-08-05)
    Background: Idiopathic scoliosis is a spinal deformity affecting approximately 3% of otherwise healthy children or adolescents. The etiology is still largely unknown but has an important genetic component. Genome-wide ...
  • An observational study on the outcome after surgery for lumbar disc herniation in adolescents compared to adults based on the Swedish Spine Register 

    Lagerbäck, Tobias; Elkan, Peter; Möller, Hans; Grauers, Anna; Diarbakerli, Elias; Gerdhem, Paul (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2015-08-05)
    BACKGROUND CONTEXT: Disc-related sciatica has a prevalence of about 2% in adults, but is rare in adolescents. If conservative treatment is unsuccessful, surgery is an option. PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to ...
  • Time Elapsed from Onset of Symptoms to Diagnosis of Gonorrhoea in Swedish Patients, 1999-2009 

    Kader, Manzur; Sharma, Arpana; Velicko, Inga; Ahmad, Meraj (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and TechnologyManipal College of Medical Sciences (MCOMS), Pokhara, Nepal, 2013-09-25)
    Background: Gonococcal infection remains an important public health problem worldwide. The incidence of reported gonorrhoea cases in Sweden raised by 32%, from 5.9 to 7.8 cases per 100,000 in 2001 to 2008.The aim of this ...
  • Facilitators and obstacles in pre-hospital medical response to earthquakes: a qualitative study 

    Djalali, Ahmadreza; Khankeh, Hamidreza; Ohlen, Gunnar; Castren, Maaret; Kurland, Lisa (Inst för klinisk vetenskap, intervention och teknik / Dept of Clinical Science, Intervention and Technology, 2012-03-28)
    BACKGROUND: Earthquakes are renowned as being amongst the most dangerous and destructive types of natural disasters. Iran, a developing country in Asia, is prone to earthquakes and is ranked as one of the most vulnerable ...

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