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Document ID (ISN)38278
CIS number 82-1400
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Crepet M.
Title Occupational diseases of the urinary tract
Original title Malattie professionali dell'apparato uropoietico [in Italian]
Bibliographic information Collana di monografie sulle malattie professionali N.2, Supplemento della Rivista degli infortuni e delle malattie professionali, no date. 24p. Illus. 12 ref. Price: L.1700.
Abstract This review covers: the anatomy, physiology, physiopathology and histopathology of the kidney and the classification of the main forms of acute renal insufficiency of occupational origin on the basis of the dominant pathogenic mechanism - renal ischaemia, tubular necrosis and haemoglobinuria - myoglobinuria; nephropathy due to heavy metals such as mercury, lead and cadmium; nephropathy due to carbon tetrachloride, tetrachloroethane, trichloroethylene and other chlorinated aliphatic hydrocarbons, glycol and carbon disulfide; bladder cancer (historical review, epidemiology, incriminated aetiological factors and professions, experimental data, carcinogenic mechanisms, clinical features, diagnosis, prevention, renal detoxication, effects of work on renal function).
Descriptors (primary) genito-urinary system diseases; renal diseases; toxicology; bladder diseases
Descriptors (secondary) carcinogens; kidney; 1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane; trichloroethylene; mercury; carbon disulfide; lead; aliphatic diols; renal insufficiency; bladder tumour; chlorinated hydrocarbons; nephrotoxic effects; cadmium; round-up; carbon tetrachloride
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the kidney and the urinary system