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Effects of a chronic lead intoxication on the pathophysiological changes in the digestive system and interactions of lead with trace elements
 
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Śląski Uniwersytet Medyczny w Katowicach, Wydział Lekarski z Oddziałem Lekarsko-Dentystycznym w Zabrzu, Katedra Biochemii, Zakład Biochemii Ogólnej. Kierownik Katedry i Zakładu: prof. dr hab. n. med. E. Birkner
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Samodzielny Publiczny Zespół Zakładów Opieki Zdrowotnej w Staszowie, Oddział Chorób Wewnętrznych. Dyrektor: dr n. med. M. Tombarkiewicz
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Centrum Medyczne Eko-Prof-Med, Miasteczko Śląskie, Poland. Dyrektor: dr n. biol. P. Słota
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Michał Dobrakowski   

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Med Srod. 2013;16(3):42–46
 
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Lead compounds are still the most dangerous poisons. The effects of lead intoxication occur mainly as a result of environmental exposure through lead paints, dust, soil, potable water. Pathophysiology of lead poisoning is still poorly understood, especially gastrointestinal and hepatological aspects. In consequence, the aim of the paper is to present the most important data concerning the effects of chronic lead exposure on the digestive system and the interactions between lead and selected trace elements
 
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