Browsing Department of Clinical Medicine by Subject "Epidemiology"
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The causal role of smoking on the risk of hip or knee replacement due to primary osteoarthritis: a Mendelian randomisation analysis of the HUNT study (Elsevier, 2017-06)Objective: Smoking has been associated with a reduced risk of hip and knee osteoarthritis (OA) and subsequent joint replacement. The aim of the present study was to assess whether the observed association is likely to be ...Journal article
(BioMed Central, 2013-03-02)Background: Many studies indicate rural location as a separate risk for dying from injuries. For decades, Finnmark, the northernmost and most rural county in Norway, has topped the injury mortality statistics in Norway. ...Journal article
Global epidemiology of gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GIST): A systematic review of population-based cohort studies (Elsevier, 2015-02)Background: Gastrointestinal stromal tumours (GISTs) are rare, yet the most common mesenchymal tumour within the digestive tract. Lack of diagnostic criteria and no specific code in the ICD system has prevented epidemiological ...Journal article