Per Gustavsson

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi Low-dose exposure to asbestos and lung cancer: dose-response relations and interaction with smoking in a population-based case-referent study in Stockholm, Sweden
    Per Gustavsson
    Department of Occupational Health, Stockholm County Council, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 155:1016-22. 2002
  2. pmc Incidence of cancer among Swedish military and civil personnel involved in UN missions in the Balkans 1989-99
    P Gustavsson
    Dept of Occupational and Environmental Health, Stockholm Center for Public Health, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 61:171-3. 2004
  3. ncbi Occupational exposure and lung cancer risk: a population-based case-referent study in Sweden
    P Gustavsson
    Department of Occupational Health, Stockholm County Council, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 152:32-40. 2000
  4. ncbi Calculation of fractions of lung cancer incidence attributable to occupational exposure to asbestos and combustion products in Stockholm, Sweden
    Per Gustavsson
    Department of Occupational Health, Stockholm Center for Public Health, Karolinksa Hospital, Stockholm County Council, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:937-40. 2003
  5. pmc Cancer incidence in a cohort of Swedish chimney sweeps, 1958-2006
    Christer Hogstedt
    Unit of Occupational Medicine, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Public Health 103:1708-14. 2013
  6. doi Incidence of myocardial infarction among cooks and other restaurant workers in Sweden 1987-2005
    Carolina Bigert
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 39:204-11. 2013
  7. doi Occupational exposure to particles and incidence of acute myocardial infarction and other ischaemic heart disease
    Pernilla Wiebert
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 69:651-7. 2012
  8. doi Myocardial infarction and occupational exposure to motor exhaust: a population-based case-control study in Sweden
    Anna Ilar
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 29:517-25. 2014
  9. doi Incidence of myocardial infarction in Swedish chimney sweeps 1991-2005: a prospective cohort study
    Per Gustavsson
    Unit of Occupational Medicine, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 70:505-7. 2013
  10. doi Occupational exposure to motor exhaust in Stockholm, Sweden--different grouping strategies using variability in NO₂ to create homogenous groups
    Marie Lewne
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 214:47-52. 2011

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Publications42

  1. ncbi Low-dose exposure to asbestos and lung cancer: dose-response relations and interaction with smoking in a population-based case-referent study in Stockholm, Sweden
    Per Gustavsson
    Department of Occupational Health, Stockholm County Council, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 155:1016-22. 2002
    ..15 (95% CI: 0.77, 1.72) times that predicted from the sum of their individual effects and 0.31 (95% CI: 0.11, 0.86) times that predicted from their product, indicating a joint effect between additivity and multiplicativity...
  2. pmc Incidence of cancer among Swedish military and civil personnel involved in UN missions in the Balkans 1989-99
    P Gustavsson
    Dept of Occupational and Environmental Health, Stockholm Center for Public Health, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 61:171-3. 2004
    ..However, no exposure assessment was performed, and future follow up is necessary for evaluation of long term risks...
  3. ncbi Occupational exposure and lung cancer risk: a population-based case-referent study in Sweden
    P Gustavsson
    Department of Occupational Health, Stockholm County Council, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 152:32-40. 2000
    ..No increased risk was found for the other exposure factors. An overall attributable proportion of 9.5% (95% CI: 5.5, 13.9) was estimated for lung cancer related to diesel exhaust, other combustion products, and asbestos...
  4. ncbi Calculation of fractions of lung cancer incidence attributable to occupational exposure to asbestos and combustion products in Stockholm, Sweden
    Per Gustavsson
    Department of Occupational Health, Stockholm Center for Public Health, Karolinksa Hospital, Stockholm County Council, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 18:937-40. 2003
    ..89%, 95% confidence interval, CI: 3.69, 10.04), or by the simple 'dichotomization'-method (6.88%, 95%CI: 3.81, 9.84). The method is very easy to apply to population-based case-referent studies analyzed by logistic regression...
  5. pmc Cancer incidence in a cohort of Swedish chimney sweeps, 1958-2006
    Christer Hogstedt
    Unit of Occupational Medicine, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Public Health 103:1708-14. 2013
    ..We examined cancer incidence in an expanded cohort of Swedish chimney sweeps...
  6. doi Incidence of myocardial infarction among cooks and other restaurant workers in Sweden 1987-2005
    Carolina Bigert
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 39:204-11. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the incidence of myocardial infarction (MI) among cooks and other restaurant workers...
  7. doi Occupational exposure to particles and incidence of acute myocardial infarction and other ischaemic heart disease
    Pernilla Wiebert
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 69:651-7. 2012
    ..Ambient particulate air pollution has been linked to cardiovascular disease. Occupational particle exposure levels may be several times higher than ambient levels but has been less studied...
  8. doi Myocardial infarction and occupational exposure to motor exhaust: a population-based case-control study in Sweden
    Anna Ilar
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Box 210, SE 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Epidemiol 29:517-25. 2014
    ..Occupational exposure to motor exhaust was associated with a moderately increased risk of MI...
  9. doi Incidence of myocardial infarction in Swedish chimney sweeps 1991-2005: a prospective cohort study
    Per Gustavsson
    Unit of Occupational Medicine, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 70:505-7. 2013
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  10. doi Occupational exposure to motor exhaust in Stockholm, Sweden--different grouping strategies using variability in NO₂ to create homogenous groups
    Marie Lewne
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 214:47-52. 2011
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  11. ncbi Exposure to particles, elemental carbon and nitrogen dioxide in workers exposed to motor exhaust
    Marie Lewne
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Occup Hyg 51:693-701. 2007
    ..5 microm (PM(2.5)), particles in size 0.1-10 microm, elemental carbon (EC) and total carbon (TC)] and nitrogen dioxide (NO(2)), in the various occupational environments...
  12. doi Incidence of lung cancer among subway drivers in Stockholm
    Per Gustavsson
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Stockholm Centre for Public Health, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Ind Med 51:545-7. 2008
    ..Very high levels of airborne particles have been detected in the subway system in Stockholm. Subway particles are more toxic to DNA in cultured human lung cells than particles from ambient air...
  13. doi 0391 Heart rate variability in particle exposed train drivers in the Stockholm subway
    Carolina Bigert
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, SwedenCenter for Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Stockholm County Council, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 71:A113. 2014
    ..This led us to investigate heart rate variability (HRV) in occupationally exposed subway drivers...
  14. doi 0225 Cancer, mortality and acute myocardial infarction in workers exposed to respirable crystalline silica dust at a Swedish porcelain factory
    Pernilla Wiebert
    Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, SwedenStockholm County Council, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 71:A31. 2014
    ..Exposure to silica dust is a health hazard in the ceramic industry. We studied cancer, mortality and acute myocardial infarction (AMI) among workers at a Swedish porcelain factory...
  15. doi A job-exposure matrix for occupational noise: development and validation
    Mattias Sjöström
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Occup Hyg 57:774-83. 2013
    ..To develop a job-exposure matrix (JEM) for occupational noise in Sweden and to estimate its validity...
  16. ncbi Myocardial infarction among professional drivers
    Carolina Bigert
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Stockholm Center of Public Health, Sweden
    Epidemiology 14:333-9. 2003
    ..Professional drivers are at an increased risk of myocardial infarction but the underlying causes for this increased risk are uncertain...
  17. ncbi [Pregnancy and work environment. Practical guidelines for risk assessment]
    Bodil Carlstedt-Duke
    Lakartidningen 99:34-8. 2002
    ..If neither of these are possible, the woman has a right to compensation from the Social Insurance Office. Self-employed women are currently excluded from this right...
  18. ncbi Low-dose occupational exposure to asbestos and lung cancer risk
    P Gustavsson
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Stockholm Centre for Public Health, Stockholm, Sweden
    Med Lav 97:357. 2006
  19. pmc Using geographic information systems to assess individual historical exposure to air pollution from traffic and house heating in Stockholm
    T Bellander
    Department of Environmental Health, Stockholm County Council, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 109:633-9. 2001
    ..The results indicate that GIS can be useful for exposure assessment in environmental epidemiology studies, provided that detailed geographically related exposure data are available for relevant time periods...
  20. pmc Maternal Occupational Exposure to Noise during Pregnancy and Hearing Dysfunction in Children: A Nationwide Prospective Cohort Study in Sweden
    Jenny Selander
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Unit of Occupational Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 124:855-60. 2016
    ..Occupational noise has been identified as a risk factor for hearing impairment in adults. However, very few studies have assessed the effect of occupational noise on the fetus...
  21. ncbi A cohort study of Swedish capacitor manufacturing workers exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)
    P Gustavsson
    Department of Occupational Health, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Ind Med 32:234-9. 1997
    ..The reason for the excess of cardiovascular deaths in the high-exposure group is not known and deserves evaluation in future studies...
  22. pmc Time trends in the incidence of myocardial infarction among professional drivers in Stockholm 1977-96
    C Bigert
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Stockholm Center of Public Health, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 61:987-91. 2004
    ..To investigate time trends in the incidence of first myocardial infarction (MI) among bus, taxi, and lorry drivers in Stockholm...
  23. ncbi A population-based case-referent study of myocardial infarction and occupational exposure to motor exhaust, other combustion products, organic solvents, lead, and dynamite. Stockholm Heart Epidemiology Program (SHEEP) Study Group
    P Gustavsson
    Department of Occupational Health, Stockholm County Council, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
    Epidemiology 12:222-8. 2001
    ..Exposure to dynamite and organic solvents was possibly associated with an increased risk. The other exposures were not consistently associated with myocardial infarction...
  24. pmc Arc and resistance welding and tumours of the endocrine glands: a Swedish case-control study with focus on extremely low frequency magnetic fields
    N Hakansson
    Division of Environmental Epidemiology, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 62:304-8. 2005
    ..Mechanisms for potential effects of extremely low frequency (ELF) magnetic fields on carcinogenesis have not been identified. A potential pathway could be an interaction with the endocrine system...
  25. ncbi Exposure to particles and nitrogen dioxide among taxi, bus and lorry drivers
    Marie Lewne
    Occupational and Environmental Health, Stockholm County Council, Norrbacka, 17176 Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 79:220-6. 2006
    ....
  26. ncbi Mortality and cancer incidence in biomedical laboratory personnel in Sweden
    H Wennborg
    Dept of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Ind Med 35:382-9. 1999
    ..Previous studies have suggested an excess of brain tumors and hematopoietic system malignancies as well as breast cancers in women...
  27. pmc Occupational exposures and squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity, pharynx, larynx, and oesophagus: a case-control study in Sweden
    P Gustavsson
    Department of Occupational Health, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 55:393-400. 1998
    ..This community based case-referent study was initiated to investigate aetiological factors for squamous cell carcinoma of the upper gastrointestinal tract...
  28. pmc Cancer incidence and magnetic field exposure in industries using resistance welding in Sweden
    N Hakansson
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 59:481-6. 2002
    ..To investigate cancer incidence in workers exposed to high levels of extremely low frequency magnetic fields (ELF-MF)...
  29. pmc Chimney sweeps in Sweden: a questionnaire-based assessment of long-term changes in work conditions, and current eye and airway symptoms
    Ayman Alhamdow
    Unit of Metals and Health, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Nobels vag 13, 171 77, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health . 2016
    ..To explore chimney sweeping work tasks, chimney sweeps' use of protective equipment, and type of fuel used by clients, over time. Further, to assess work-relatedness of current eye and airway symptoms...
  30. doi Age at occupational exposure to combustion products and lung cancer risk among men in Stockholm, Sweden
    Matteo Bottai
    Unit of Biostatistics, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Nobels vag 13, 17177, Stockholm, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 89:271-5. 2016
    ..This study aimed to evaluate whether the risk depended on the age at which the individuals were exposed...
  31. ncbi Occupational exposure to extremely low frequency magnetic fields and mortality from cardiovascular disease
    Niclas Hakansson
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Epidemiol 158:534-42. 2003
    ..The unusual opportunity to include genetic susceptibility in the present analyses showed that evaluations of effect modification in vulnerable subjects are warranted in ELF magnetic field research...
  32. pmc Intoxication from an accidentally ingested lead shot retained in the gastrointestinal tract
    Per Gustavsson
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Stockholm Centre for Public Health, Stockholm, Sweden
    Environ Health Perspect 113:491-3. 2005
    ..In this case, a rare source of lead exposure was found. In investigations of blood lead elevations of unknown origin, we recommend abdominal X ray in parallel with repeated blood lead determinations...
  33. doi Occupational exposure to UV light and mortality from multiple sclerosis
    M Westberg
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Stockholm Centre for Public Health, Stockholm, Sweden
    Am J Ind Med 52:353-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether occupational exposure to UV light reduces the risk of death from MS...
  34. doi Assessing informal caregivers' experiences: a qualitative and psychometric evaluation of the Caregiver Reaction Assessment Scale
    C Persson
    Department of Neurobiology, Care Sciences and Society, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 17:189-99. 2008
    ..Results from this study suggest that the Swedish version is useful for assessment of caregiver reactions but needs further refinement...
  35. ncbi Neurodegenerative diseases in welders and other workers exposed to high levels of magnetic fields
    Niclas Hakansson
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Epidemiology 14:420-6; discussion 427-8. 2003
    ..We evaluated the relation between ELF-MF from occupational exposures and mortality from neurodegenerative diseases...
  36. ncbi Occupation, exposure to chemicals and risk of gliomas and meningiomas in Sweden
    Ana Navas-Acien
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Area, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Ind Med 42:214-27. 2002
    ..The objective was to estimate occupational-specific risk of gliomas and meningiomas among Swedish men and women gainfully employed in 1970 over the period 1971-1989, and the influence of occupational exposure to chemical substances...
  37. ncbi Interactive effect of chemical substances and occupational electromagnetic field exposure on the risk of gliomas and meningiomas in Swedish men
    Ana Navas-Acien
    Environmental and Cancer Epidemiology Area, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 11:1678-83. 2002
    ..Also, it is necessary to confirm these results in epidemiological studies with individual exposure assessments, and in experimental studies that may elucidate whether there is a true causal mechanism for the results we observed...
  38. ncbi Myocardial infarction in Swedish subway drivers
    Carolina Bigert
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Norrbacka 4th Floor, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:267-71. 2007
    ..This situation has caused concern for negative health effects among subway staff. The aim of this study was to investigate whether there is an increased incidence of myocardial infarction among subway drivers...
  39. ncbi Cutaneous melanoma in Swedish women: Occupational risks by anatomic site
    Beatriz Perez-Gomez
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Section, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Ind Med 48:270-81. 2005
    ..Few occupational studies have addressed melanoma in women. Accordingly, our aim was to identify occupations with higher risk of cutaneous melanoma, overall and by site, in Swedish female workers...
  40. ncbi Occupational exposure to ionizing radiation and electromagnetic fields in relation to the risk of thyroid cancer in Sweden
    Virginia Lope
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Section, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, C Sinesio Delgado, 6, ES 28029 Madrid, Spain
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:276-84. 2006
    ..This study sought to ascertain the risk of thyroid cancer in relation to occupational exposure to ionizing radiation and extremely low-frequency magnetic fields (ELFMF) in a cohort representative of Sweden's gainfully employed population...
  41. pmc Socio-economic class, rurality and risk of cutaneous melanoma by site and gender in Sweden
    Beatriz Perez-Gomez
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Centre for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 8:33. 2008
    ..Cutaneous melanoma (CM) is a cancer usually associated with high socio-economic level in the literature. Few studies have, however, assessed this relationship by gender and site or the association between CM and rurality...
  42. ncbi Occupation and thyroid cancer risk in Sweden
    Virginia Lope
    Cancer and Environmental Epidemiology Area, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Madrid, Spain
    J Occup Environ Med 47:948-57. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to identify occupations and industries with increased incidence of thyroid cancer in Swedish workers...