Occupational risks factors for lumbar disc herniation and disc narrowing (German Spine Study EPILIFT)

Anne Katrin Bergmann, Bodo-Christian Kern, H. J. Meisel, U. Bolm-Audorff, A. Seidler, M. Jäger & EPILIFT Study Group
Objective: In the etiology of lumbar disc disease physical workload factors seem to play an important role but there are open questions in pathogenetics, influence of special workload factors and dose-response relationship between workload and lumbar disc diseases. The dose model for cumulative lumbar[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]