A 50-year follow-up of childhood plumbism. Hypertension, renal function, and hemoglobin levels among survivors.

@article{Hu1991A5F,
  title={A 50-year follow-up of childhood plumbism. Hypertension, renal function, and hemoglobin levels among survivors.},
  author={Howard Hu},
  journal={American journal of diseases of children},
  year={1991},
  volume={145 6},
  pages={681-7}
}
  • Howard Hu
  • Published 1991 in American journal of diseases of children
A group of 192 subjects with well-documented lead poisoning in 1930 to 1942 were identified in this pilot study. Thirty-five of 72 survivors traced to a Boston area address and 22 age-, sex-, race-, and neighborhood-matched controls were recruited into a clinical study. One matched subject with plumbism had grossly abnormal renal function and an elevated blood lead level of an unclear cause. Among the remaining 21 matched pairs, the risk of hypertension was significantly higher in subjects with… CONTINUE READING
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