Renal tubular dysfunction in male inhabitants of a cadmium-polluted area in Toyama, Japan--an eleven-year follow-up study.

@article{Cai2001RenalTD,
  title={Renal tubular dysfunction in male inhabitants of a cadmium-polluted area in Toyama, Japan--an eleven-year follow-up study.},
  author={Yong-Ming Cai and K. Aoshima and Terutaka Katoh and Hidetoyo Teranishi and Franci{\'e}li da Costa Rubert},
  journal={Journal of epidemiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={180-9}
}
An eleven-year follow-up study was carried out to elucidate the changes in the level of environmental exposure to cadmium (Cd) from rice after soil replacement of polluted paddy fields and these effects on urinary excretion of Cd in male inhabitants of a Cd-polluted area in Toyama, Japan. In addition, the prevalence of renal tubular dysfunction (RTD) was examined to clarify the progress of Cd-induced RTD. One hundred and twenty-seven male inhabitants born between 1914 and 1929 in 11 districts… CONTINUE READING

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