[Risk of cadrdiovascular diseases in lead-exposed workers of crystal glassworks. Part I. Effect of lead on blood pressure and lipid metabolism].

@article{Skoczyska2007RiskOC,
  title={[Risk of cadrdiovascular diseases in lead-exposed workers of crystal glassworks. Part I. Effect of lead on blood pressure and lipid metabolism].},
  author={Anna Skoczyńska and Katarzyna Gruber and Kinga Belowska-Bień and Vladislav Mlynek},
  journal={Medycyna pracy},
  year={2007},
  volume={58 6},
  pages={475-83}
}
BACKGROUND Chronic occupational or environmental exposure to small doses of lead results in cardiovascular disorders: arterial hypertension, lipid metabolism disturbances and exacerbation of free radical processes. Each of these changes determines an independent cardiovascular risk factor. The aim of this study was to estimate the cardiovascular risk among the employees exposed to lead in crystal glassworks during the coming 10 years. MATERIALS AND METHODS A group of 153 persons convinced of… CONTINUE READING