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ID (ISN) del documento53161
Número CIS 90-212
ISSN - Título de la serie 0096-1736 - Journal of Occupational Medicine
Año 1989
Número de serie
Autor(es) Hodgson M.J., Van Thiel D.H., Lauschus K., Karpf M.
Título Liver injury tests in hazardous waste workers: The role of obesity
Información bibliográfica Mar. 1989, Vol.31, No.3, p.238-242. 23 ref.
Resumen The prevalence of fatty liver disease at autopsy ranges from 40% to 80% in Europe and North America, and liver injury tests are abnormal in up to 8% of healthy populations. Liver injury tests were therefore examined in a group of 325 workers without exposure to hepatotoxins to identify the influence of obesity and sex. There were clear correlations between obesity and serum levels of arginine aminotransferase, alanine aminotransferase and alkaline phosphatase. Women generally demonstrated lower levels of these enzymes. Workers with morbid obesity were substantially more likely to have abnormal liver injury tests. Obesity and sex must be considered in the interpretation of abnormal liver injury tests in hazardous waste workers.
Descriptores (primarios) substancias peligrosas; saneamiento de las descargas de basura; tests de exposición; obesidad; eliminación de desechos; lesiones hepáticas
Descriptores (secundarios) Estados Unidos; diferencias por el sexo; encuesta epidemiológica; valoración de la exposición
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Liver diseases
Waste collection and disposal
Biological monitoring
Metabolic diseases