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Cadmium, kidney and bone


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Title: Cadmium, kidney and bone
Authors: Wallin, Maria
E-mail: maria.wallin@amm.gu.se
Issue Date: 11-Nov-2015
University: University of Gothenburg. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Medicine. Department of Public Health and Community Medicine
Parts of work: I. Barregard L, Fabricius-Lagging E, Lundh T, Mölne J, Wallin M, Olausson M, Modigh C, Sallsten G. Cadmium, mercury, and lead in kidney cortex of living kidney donors: Impact of different exposure sources. Environ Res. 2010 Jan;110(1):47-54.
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II. Wallin M, Sallsten G, Fabricius-Lagging E, Öhrn C, Lundh T, Barregard L. Kidney cadmium levels and associations with urinary calcium and bone mineral density: a cross-sectional study in Sweden. Environ Health. 2013 Mar 7;12:22.
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III. Wallin M, Sallsten G, Lundh T, Barregard L. Low-level cadmium exposure and effects on kidney function. Occup Environ Med. 2014 Dec;71(12):848-54.
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IV. Wallin M, Barregard L, Sallsten G, Lundh T, Karlsson MK, Lorentzon M, Ohlsson C, Mellström D. Low-level cadmium exposure is associated with decreased bone mineral density and increased risk of incident fractures in elderly men: the MrOS Sweden study. Submitted manuscript.
Date of Defence: 2015-12-03
Disputation: Torsdagen den 3 december 2015, kl. 9.00, sal Tore Ahnoff, Arbets- och miljömedicin, Medicinaregatan 16A, Göteborg
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Cadmium
Kidney function
Bone
Urinary calcium
Fracture
Abstract: Toxic heavy metals, such as cadmium, mercury and lead, occur in the environment both naturally and as contaminants due to agricultural and industrial activities. The aims of this thesis were to examine the levels of these metals in the kidney in the general population and the association with sources of exposure, and to study the effects of low-level cadmium exposure on kidney and bone. The first three studies were cross-sectional and were conducted on 109 living kidney donors. In the first stud... more
ISBN: 978-91-628-9577-8 (printed)
978-91-628-9578-5 (e-publ.)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/39550
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