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Document ID (ISN)34937
CIS number 81-175
ISSN - Serial title Cahiers de médecine du travail - Cahiers voor arbeidsgeneeskunde
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bernard A., Roels H., Buchet J.P., Lauwerys R.
Title Screening for early diagnosis and prevention of kidney damage due to occupational exposure to cadmium
Original title Dépistage précoce et prévention des lésions rénales dans l'exposition professionnelle au cadmium. [in French]
Bibliographic information June 1980, Vol.17, No.2, p.47-64. Illus. 18 ref.
Abstract Contents: properties and uses of Cd; characteristics of kidney damage due to Cd (epidemiology, early screening by determination in urine of proteins of low molecular weight such as β2-microglobulin, or of high molecular weight such as albumin or transferrin); relation between kidney damage and exposure to Cd (exposure parameters; critical concentration in air and in biological media (kidney tissue, urine, blood); detection by determination of urinary Cd levels); recommendations.
Descriptors (primary) early diagnosis; cadmium; renal damage
Descriptors (secondary) exposure tests; nephrotoxic effects
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the kidney and the urinary system
Cadmium and compounds
Inorganic substances