The impact of modern treatment principles may have eliminated lithium-induced renal failure.

@article{Aiff2014TheIO,
  title={The impact of modern treatment principles may have eliminated lithium-induced renal failure.},
  author={Harald Aiff and P. O. Attman and Mattias Aurell and Hans Bendz and Staffan Sch{\"o}n and Jan Svedlund},
  journal={Journal of psychopharmacology},
  year={2014},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={151-4}
}
We have previously shown that lithium can cause end-stage renal disease (ESRD): however, this serious side-effect of lithium in prophylactic treatment of mood disorders may reflect the treatment regime of the 1960s and 1970s. Today's modern treatment routines, intended to reduce or eliminate lithium-induced ESRD (Li-ESRD), were introduced in Sweden in the early 1980s. The aim of the present study was to test the hypothesis that these routines have eliminated the risk of Li-ESRD. We used the… CONTINUE READING
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