Estimation of Toxic Metals in Scalp Hair Samples of Chronic Kidney Patients

  title={Estimation of Toxic Metals in Scalp Hair Samples of Chronic Kidney Patients},
  author={Tasneem Gul Kazi and Nusrat Jalbani and Naveed Gul Kazi and Muhammad Balal Arain and Muhammad Khan Jamali and Hasan Imran Afridi and Ghulam Abbas Kandhro and Raja Adil Sarfraz and Abdul Qadir Shah and Rehana Ansari},
  journal={Biological Trace Element Research},
The determination of toxic metals (TMs) in the biological samples of human beings is an important clinical screening procedure. The aim of this work is to determine total content of TMs, aluminum (Al), cadmium (Cd), nickel (Ni), and lead (Pb) in scalp hair samples of chronic kidney male patients (CKPs) on maintenance hemodialysis, during the period of 2005–2007. The study included 115 CKPs (all smokers) and 150 controls or referents [82 (nonsmokers) and 68 (smokers)]. Both controls and patients… CONTINUE READING

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