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ALLMedicine Lead Toxicity Center

Research & Reviews  237 results

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...

Effects of Vitamin D Receptor, Metallothionein 1A, and 2A Gene Polymorphisms on Toxicit...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7215364
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health; Liu HL, Chuang HY et. al.

Apr 28th, 2020 - Chronic exposure to lead is neurotoxic to the human peripheral sensory system. Variant vitamin D receptor (VDR) genes and polymorphisms of metallothioneins (MTs) are associated with different outcomes following lead toxicity. However, no evidence ...

Orthopedic Manifestations of Lead Toxicity.
https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200415-06
Orthopedics Meyers AL, Woodbury MP et. al.

Apr 19th, 2020 - Given the recent news regarding the water supply in Flint, Michigan, lead toxicity has become an increasingly important topic in health care. Lead toxicity can have a widespread effect on the human body. Because lead has a significant effect on mi...

Lead Toxicity: Health Hazards, Influence on Food Chain, and Sustainable Remediation App...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7177270
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health; Kumar A, Kumar A et. al.

Mar 28th, 2020 - Lead (Pb) toxicity has been a subject of interest for environmental scientists due to its toxic effect on plants, animals, and humans. An increase in several Pb related industrial activities and use of Pb containing products such as agrochemicals,...

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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  253 results

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...

Effects of Vitamin D Receptor, Metallothionein 1A, and 2A Gene Polymorphisms on Toxicit...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7215364
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health; Liu HL, Chuang HY et. al.

Apr 28th, 2020 - Chronic exposure to lead is neurotoxic to the human peripheral sensory system. Variant vitamin D receptor (VDR) genes and polymorphisms of metallothioneins (MTs) are associated with different outcomes following lead toxicity. However, no evidence ...

Orthopedic Manifestations of Lead Toxicity.
https://doi.org/10.3928/01477447-20200415-06
Orthopedics Meyers AL, Woodbury MP et. al.

Apr 19th, 2020 - Given the recent news regarding the water supply in Flint, Michigan, lead toxicity has become an increasingly important topic in health care. Lead toxicity can have a widespread effect on the human body. Because lead has a significant effect on mi...

Lead Toxicity: Health Hazards, Influence on Food Chain, and Sustainable Remediation App...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7177270
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health; Kumar A, Kumar A et. al.

Mar 28th, 2020 - Lead (Pb) toxicity has been a subject of interest for environmental scientists due to its toxic effect on plants, animals, and humans. An increase in several Pb related industrial activities and use of Pb containing products such as agrochemicals,...

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News  13 results

The End of the Road for Lead Screening?
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/913057

May 20th, 2019 - How Much Should We Worry About Lead? Five years ago, the residents of Flint, Michigan, saw a startling change in their drinking water. It had turned brown, foul-smelling, and bad-tasting. Eventually we learned why. To save money, the city's water ...

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.

AAP Statement Targets Lead Toxicity in Childhood
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/865119

Jun 20th, 2016 - A new policy statement from the Council on Environmental Health of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) aims to prevent lead toxicity in US children. The statement, published online June 20 in Pediatrics, especially targets US preschoolers who...

Tox Board Review: Digoxin and Lead Toxicity
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/804260

Jul 14th, 2013 - Introduction Try your hand at this toxicology quiz for EM professionals. Question 1. Question 2.

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