Evaluation of the potential role of chelation therapy in treatment of low to moderate lead exposures.


In the overall long-term management of lead poisoning, chelation therapy can have short-term benefits; however, these benefits must be accompanied by drastic reduction in environmental exposure to lead if therapy is to have any long-term benefit. This discussion is limited to calcium disodium ethylenediaminetetraacetate (CaNa2EDTA), the chelating agent that… (More)


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