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  1. Blood lead as a cardiovascular risk factor.

    Article - En anglais

    Many epidemiologic and experimental animal studies support the hypothesis of there being a causal association between lead exposure and increased blood pressure/cardiovascular disease.

    This study includes 1,052 men and women from Copenhagen County, Denmark, who were examined in 1976 and 1981; in 1987, only the men were examined.

    Blood lead fell by approximately 40% for the men during the 11-year period and by approximately 30% for the women during the first 5-year period.

    There was a univariate association between systolic blood pressure and blood lead for bothsexes in 1976, but it disappeared at the following examinations.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Plomb, Epidémiologie, Hypertension artérielle, Danemark, Europe, Métal lourd, Toxicité, Facteur risque, Homme, Cardiopathie coronaire, Pression sanguine, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Hémodynamique, Prospective, Etude longitudinale

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Lead, Epidemiology, Hypertension, Denmark, Europe, Heavy metal, Toxicity, Risk factor, Human, Coronary heart disease, Blood pressure, Cardiovascular disease, Hemodynamics, Prospective, Follow up study

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0217388

    Code Inist : 002B03L05. Création : 199406.