Cadmium or cadmium compounds and chronic kidney disease in workers and the general population: a systematic review.

@article{Byber2016CadmiumOC,
  title={Cadmium or cadmium compounds and chronic kidney disease in workers and the general population: a systematic review.},
  author={Katarzyna Byber and Dominique Lison and Violaine Verougstraete and Holger Dressel and Philipp Hotz},
  journal={Critical reviews in toxicology},
  year={2016},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={191-240}
}
BACKGROUND Cadmium (Cd) is abundantly documented as a metal mainly affecting tubular function both in workers and in the general population indirectly exposed via the environment. Results from epidemiological studies linking Cd exposure and risk of progression to chronic kidney disease (CKD) are, however, conflicting. OBJECTIVES To perform a systematic review of the association between Cd exposure and CKD. METHODS A systematic appraisal of publications found in MEDLINE (1946-2014), EMBASE… CONTINUE READING

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