Environmental and occupational exposure to lead as a potential risk factor for cardiovascular disease.

@article{Porba2011EnvironmentalAO,
  title={Environmental and occupational exposure to lead as a potential risk factor for cardiovascular disease.},
  author={Rafał Poręba and Paweł Ga{\'c} and Małgorzata Poręba and Ryszard Andrzejak},
  journal={Environmental toxicology and pharmacology},
  year={2011},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={
          267-77
        }
}
We have evaluated current knowledge on relations between environmental and occupational exposure to lead with a strong emphasis on cardiovascular disease risk factors, such as the influence of lead compounds on lipid disturbances and arterial blood pressure. In addition, "novel" biochemical and vascular risk factors for cardiovascular diseases were discussed, as well as the combination of lead exposure and genetic predisposition to cardiovascular diseases. Occupationally and educationally… CONTINUE READING
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