Corpus ID: 21007147

Metabolic problems in northeastern Thailand: possible role of vanadium.

  title={Metabolic problems in northeastern Thailand: possible role of vanadium.},
  author={V. Sitprija and K. Tungsanga and P. Tosukhowong and N. Leelhaphunt and D. Kruerklai and P. Sriboonlue and O. Saew},
  journal={Mineral and electrolyte metabolism},
  volume={19 1},
  • V. Sitprija, K. Tungsanga, +4 authors O. Saew
  • Published 1993
  • Medicine
  • Mineral and electrolyte metabolism
  • Common metabolic problems in northeastern Thailand include renal stone disease, distal renal tubular acidosis, hypokalemic periodic paralysis, sudden unexplained nocturnal death and malnutrition-related diabetes mellitus. There is evidence of decreased activity of Na,K-ATPase and H,K-ATPase. A preliminary study was made of the vanadium concentration in the soil and water in northeastern Thailand. The urinary and tissue vanadium concentrations were also determined in the northeastern villagers… CONTINUE READING