The study of blood lead concentration in hypertensive and normotensive adults in tehran’s hospitals
- At: 2004 FIP Congress in New Orleans (USA)
- Type: Poster
- By: BAKHTIARIAN, Azam (Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Pharmacology, Tehran, Iran)
- Co-author(s): Dizaji (Tehran University of Medical Sciences, TEHRAN, Iran)
Ghazi-Khansari (Tehran University of Medical Sciences, TEHRAN, Iran)
Chronic exposure to low levels of lead has been shown to cause hypertension in humans.
In this study we examined the relationship between blood lead level and blood pressure and hypertension prevalence in a population-based sample of hypertensive and normotensive patients in the Shariate and Imam Khomeini hospitals in Iran. Cross sectional.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.