Association with the German EPILIFT study. Examination of histological parameters in patients with disc prolaps of the lumbar spine. Check of the relationship between type and extent of histological degenerational and regenerational characteristics and occupational lumbar load.
Recruitment of 100 study participants according to the EPILIFT study protocol. Histological examination of the lumbar discs probes. Conduction of a standardized interview concerning occupational work load. Development of analytical models for the interview.
See research project FF-FB0082
-cross sectoral-Type of hazard:
Berufskrankheit, Psychische Beanspruchung/BelastungDescription, key words:
lumbar disc, chondrozytes