• Scintigraphic assessment of renal function in steel plant workers occupationally exposed to lead.

      Wrońska-Nofer, Teresa; Pisarska, Anna; Trzcinka-Ochocka, Małgorzata; Hałatek, Tadeusz; Stetkiewicz, Jan; Braziewicz, Janusz; Nofer, Jerzy-Roch; Wąsowicz, Wojciech; Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Lodz, Poland; Holycross Cancer Center, Poland; Institute of Physics, Jan Kochanowski University, Poland; Center for Laboratory Medicine, University Hospital Münster, Germany (2015-04-25)
      Occupational exposure to lead may produce kidney damage, but existing data on the dose range associated with nephrotoxicity are inconclusive. We here assessed renal function under conditions of low to moderate lead exposure using renal scintigraphy.