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Thromboangiitis obliterans - Pipe smoking Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 09 September 2009.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRD905]

Claimant Report - Smoking [CRV905]

Preliminary questions [9733]

26927

there is some evidence that pipe smoking may be a factor in the development or worsening of the condition under consideration.

4880 the veteran has ever smoked pipe tobacco.

9757the veteran has established the causal connection between the pipe smoking and VEA service for thromboangiitis obliterans.

9758the veteran has established the causal connection between the pipe smoking and VEA service for the clinical onset of thromboangiitis obliterans.

9760the veteran has established the causal connection between the pipe smoking and operational service for the clinical onset of thromboangiitis obliterans.

or

9761the veteran has established the causal connection between the pipe smoking and eligible service for the clinical onset of thromboangiitis obliterans.

or

7334

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred after the end of the veteran's last period of VEA service.

7335

the condition under consideration permanently worsened.

9759the veteran has established the causal connection between the pipe smoking and VEA service for the clinical worsening of thromboangiitis obliterans.

9762the veteran has established the causal connection between the pipe smoking and operational service for the clinical worsening of thromboangiitis obliterans.

or

40591the veteran has established the causal connection between the pipe smoking and eligible service for the clinical worsening of thromboangiitis obliterans.

Clinical onset and operational service [9760]

9763the veteran smoked at least three pack years of pipe tobacco before the clinical onset of thromboangiitis obliterans.

40604

the veteran smoked at least three pack years of pipe tobacco within the six years before the clinical onset of thromboangiitis obliterans.

4911the veteran has some period or periods of pipe smoking that are causally related to operational service.

Clinical onset and eligible service [9761]

9996the veteran has smoked at least three pack years of pipe tobacco before the clinical onset of thromboangiitis obliterans.

40605

the veteran smoked at least three pack years of pipe tobacco within the three years before the clinical onset of thromboangiitis obliterans.

4913the veteran has some period or periods of pipe smoking that are causally related to eligible service.

Clinical worsening and operational service [9762]

9764the veteran smoked at least half a pack year of pipe tobacco before the clinical worsening of thromboangiitis obliterans.

40606

the veteran smoked at least half a pack year of pipe tobacco within the one year before the clinical worsening of thromboangiitis obliterans.

4911the veteran has some period or periods of pipe smoking that are causally related to operational service.

9204

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred prior to that part of operational service to which the period or periods of pipe smoking are causally related.

Clinical worsening and eligible service [40591]

40603the veteran has smoked at least half a pack year of pipe tobacco before the clinical worsening of thromboangiitis obliterans.

40607

the veteran has smoked at least half a pack year of pipe tobacco within the one year before the clinical worsening of thromboangiitis obliterans.

4913the veteran has some period or periods of pipe smoking that are causally related to eligible service.

9205

the clinical onset of the condition under consideration occurred prior to that part of eligible service to which the period or periods of pipe smoking are causally related.