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Persistent postoperative pain after inguinal hernia repair in relation to occupational lifting and standing/walking: a 6-month follow-up study
  1. Marie Vestergaard Vad1,
  2. Poul Frost2,
  3. Jacob Rosenberg3,
  4. Susanne Wulff Svendsen4
  1. 1 Occupational Medicine, Herning Hospital, Denmark and Occupational Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Danish Ramazzini Centre, Aarhus, Denmark
  2. 2 Occupational Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Aarhus, Denmark
  3. 3 Department of Surgical Gastroenterology D, Herlev Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
  4. 4 Occupational Medicine, Herning Hospital, Herning, Denmark
  1. Correspondence to Marie Vestergaard Vad, Occupational Medicine, Herning Hospital, Denmark and Occupational Medicine, Aarhus University Hospital, Danish Ramazzini Centre, Aarhus 8200, Denmark; marivd{at}rm.dk

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  • Contributors MVV, PF, JR and SWS planned the study. MVV organised the data collection. MVV and PF conducted the analysis. All authors contributed to the interpretation of the results. MVV drafted the manuscript. All authors revised it critically with respect to important intellectual content. MVV and SWS prepared the final version that has been approved by all authors. The corresponding author attests that all listed authors meet authorship criteria and that no others meeting the criteria have been omitted.

  • Funding This work was supported by The Danish Working Environment Fund, project number 20130023392/5.

  • Competing interests All authors have completed the ICMJE uniform disclosure form at www.icmje.org/coi_disclosure.pdf (available on request from the corresponding author) and declare: JR received personal fees from Merck and Bard outside the submitted work.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Ethics approval The Danish Data Protection Agency approved the study (j.no.: 1-16-02-121-15). In Denmark, register and questionnaire studies do not require approval by health research ethics committees (request no. 1-10-72-22-15).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement No data are available.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors MVV, PF, JR and SWS planned the study. MVV organised the data collection. MVV and PF conducted the analysis. All authors contributed to the interpretation of the results. MVV drafted the manuscript. All authors revised it critically with respect to important intellectual content. MVV and SWS prepared the final version that has been approved by all authors. The corresponding author attests that all listed authors meet authorship criteria and that no others meeting the criteria have been omitted.

  • Funding This work was supported by The Danish Working Environment Fund, project number 20130023392/5.

  • Competing interests All authors have completed the ICMJE uniform disclosure form at www.icmje.org/coi_disclosure.pdf (available on request from the corresponding author) and declare: JR received personal fees from Merck and Bard outside the submitted work.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Ethics approval The Danish Data Protection Agency approved the study (j.no.: 1-16-02-121-15). In Denmark, register and questionnaire studies do not require approval by health research ethics committees (request no. 1-10-72-22-15).

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data availability statement No data are available.

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