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Research & Reviews  243 results

Blood lead concentration and its associated factors in preschool children in eastern Ir...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12887-020-02302-7
BMC Pediatrics; Zardast M, Khorashadi-Zadeh SS et. al.

Sep 17th, 2020 - Lead is a toxic metal that affects almost every organ in the body. Children are more susceptible to lead toxicity because they ingest non-food items (pica), have oral exploratory habits, absorb more substantial amounts of ingested lead compared to...

Changes in inflammatory cytokines, antioxidants and liver stiffness after chelation the...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7414709
BMC Gastroenterology; Teerasarntipan T, Chaiteerakij R et. al.

Aug 10th, 2020 - Chronic exposure to lead causes lead to accumulate mainly in the liver. In vivo studies have shown that lead toxicity is related to alterations in the inflammatory response. We aimed to evaluate the association between lead poisoning and liver fib...

Lead Toxicity and Pollution in Poland.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7345175
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health; Charkiewicz AE, Backstrand JR

Jun 23rd, 2020 - Human exposure to lead can occur in a variety of ways, all of which involve exposure to potentially toxic elements as environmental pollutants. Lead enters the body via ingestion and inhalation from sources such as soil, food, lead dust and lead i...

Lead Toxicity From Intradiscal Retained Bullet Fragment: Management Considerations and ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2020.05.112
World Neurosurgery; Towner JE, Pieters TA et. al.

May 22nd, 2020 - Lead toxicity (plumbism) secondary to retained lead missiles in synovial joint spaces is a rare complication after gunshot injuries. Management of lead missiles in the intradiscal space regarding potential lead toxicity is less certain. We reviewe...

Encephalopathy following ingestion of Lead-contaminated opium; magnetic resonance imagi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7195795
BMC Neurology; Haghighi-Morad M, Zamani N et. al.

May 2nd, 2020 - Encephalopathy is an uncommon but serious presentation of lead toxicity. We aimed to determine and follow-up the brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) abnormalities in the patients with lead encephalopathy due to ingestion of lead contaminated op...

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Guidelines  4 results

Association of Childhood Lead Exposure With Adult Personality Traits and Lifelong Mental Health
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapsychiatry/fullarticle/2720691
Reuben,A.,et al

Jan 22nd, 2019 - Question: Is childhood lead exposure associated with the risk of mental illness or difficult personality traits in adulthood? Findings: In this longitudinal cohort study of 579 New Zealand children followed up for more than 30 years, greater lead ...

2017 HRS Expert Consensus Statement on Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Device Lead Man...
https://www.hrsonline.org/Policy-Payment/Clinical-Guidelines-Documents/2017-HRS-Expert-Consensus-Statement-on-Cardiovascular-Implantable-Electronic-Device-Lead-Management-and-Extraction
Fred M. Kusumoto

Sep 13th, 2017 - The statement focuses on identifying the presence of lead malfunction, deciding on whether to abandon or to extract a lead that is no longer clinically necessary or at higher risk for failure, offering guidance on whether a cardiovascular implanta.

Workplace Lead Exposure
http://www.acoem.org/uploadedFiles/Public_Affairs/Policies_And_Position_Statements/Guidelines/Position_Statements/Workplace_Lead_Exposure.pdf
Michael G. Holland, David Cawthon

Nov 30th, 2016 - Lead poisoning causes adverse health effects in adults and children in a dose-dependent fashion. Workplace lead exposures below the current permissible exposure limit (PEL) that result in blood lead levels (BLLs) much lower than those permitted by.

Prevention of Childhood Lead Toxicity.
https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2016-1493
Pediatrics

Jun 21st, 2016 - Blood lead concentrations have decreased dramatically in US children over the past 4 decades, but too many children still live in housing with deteriorated lead-based paint and are at risk for lead exposure with resulting lead-associated cognitive...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  247 results

Blood lead concentration and its associated factors in preschool children in eastern Ir...
https://doi.org/10.1186/s12887-020-02302-7
BMC Pediatrics; Zardast M, Khorashadi-Zadeh SS et. al.

Sep 17th, 2020 - Lead is a toxic metal that affects almost every organ in the body. Children are more susceptible to lead toxicity because they ingest non-food items (pica), have oral exploratory habits, absorb more substantial amounts of ingested lead compared to...

Changes in inflammatory cytokines, antioxidants and liver stiffness after chelation the...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7414709
BMC Gastroenterology; Teerasarntipan T, Chaiteerakij R et. al.

Aug 10th, 2020 - Chronic exposure to lead causes lead to accumulate mainly in the liver. In vivo studies have shown that lead toxicity is related to alterations in the inflammatory response. We aimed to evaluate the association between lead poisoning and liver fib...

Lead Toxicity and Pollution in Poland.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7345175
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health; Charkiewicz AE, Backstrand JR

Jun 23rd, 2020 - Human exposure to lead can occur in a variety of ways, all of which involve exposure to potentially toxic elements as environmental pollutants. Lead enters the body via ingestion and inhalation from sources such as soil, food, lead dust and lead i...

Lead Toxicity From Intradiscal Retained Bullet Fragment: Management Considerations and ...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wneu.2020.05.112
World Neurosurgery; Towner JE, Pieters TA et. al.

May 22nd, 2020 - Lead toxicity (plumbism) secondary to retained lead missiles in synovial joint spaces is a rare complication after gunshot injuries. Management of lead missiles in the intradiscal space regarding potential lead toxicity is less certain. We reviewe...

Encephalopathy following ingestion of Lead-contaminated opium; magnetic resonance imagi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7195795
BMC Neurology; Haghighi-Morad M, Zamani N et. al.

May 2nd, 2020 - Encephalopathy is an uncommon but serious presentation of lead toxicity. We aimed to determine and follow-up the brain magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) abnormalities in the patients with lead encephalopathy due to ingestion of lead contaminated op...

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News  3 results

Association of Childhood Lead Exposure With Adult Personality Traits and Lifelong Mental Health
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamapsychiatry/fullarticle/2720691
Reuben,A.,et al

Jan 22nd, 2019 - Question: Is childhood lead exposure associated with the risk of mental illness or difficult personality traits in adulthood? Findings: In this longitudinal cohort study of 579 New Zealand children followed up for more than 30 years, greater lead ...

High Lead Levels From Old Bullet Fragments
https://www.mdedge.com/fedprac/article/133138/trauma/high-lead-levels-old-bullet-fragments
Jan Dyer

Mar 8th, 2017 - Bullets and bullet fragments are not always removed if they don’t threaten the injured person’s life. But “retained” bullet fragments (RBFs) can lead to nonspecific symptoms of lead toxicity years later, such as, fatigue, abdominal pain, and memor.

Blood Lead Levels Linked to Osteoarthritis Severity
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/28153/rheumatology/blood-lead-levels-linked-osteoarthritis-severity
Family Practice News; Kate Johnson

PRAGUE — Blood lead levels significantly below those that are defined as toxic by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are associated with increased rates of moderate to severe knee osteoarthritis, reported Dr. Joanne M.

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