The renal handling of sodium and potassium in environmental cadmium-exposed subjects with renal dysfunction.

To clarify using clearance methods the renal handling of sodium and potassium in a population with environmental cadmium (Cd)-induced renal dysfunction, 76 Cd-exposed subjects (32 men and 44 women) and 36 non-exposed subjects (18 men and 18 women) were selected. Fractional excretions of potassium and beta 2-microglobulin were higher in the Cd-exposed… CONTINUE READING