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[Comorbid state in coal miners suffering from lumbosacral radiculopathy].

Authors
  • Yakovleva, N V
  • Gorbljansky, Yu Yu
  • Pictushanskaya, T E
Type
Published Article
Journal
Meditsina truda i promyshlennaia ekologiia
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2016
Issue
1
Pages
32–35
Identifiers
PMID: 27048141
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The authors considered topics of occupational and general comorbidity of occupational lumbosacral radiculopathy in coal miners (2791 examinees) observed over 1976-2014 in occupational center. In patients having lumbosacral radiculopathy without occupational mixed diseases, the occupational disease was diagnosed at the age 3-5 years younger, and 2-4 years earlier from primary visit. Analysis of occurrence of general comorbid conditions with lumbosacral radiculopathy revealed some regularities: patients manifested with symptoms due to vibration have more frequent arterial hypertension than in those with lumbalgia, whereas in risk group of hearing affected by noise IHD was more possible.

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