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Volume 1, 2013Proceedings of the 16th International Conference on Heavy Metals in the Environment
|Number of page(s)||3|
|Section||Heavy Metals and Human Health|
|Published online||23 April 2013|
Chosen metals concentration in hair of sickes people (Arterial hypertension, Hypofunction of kidney, Arteriosclerosis).
1 Department of Environmental Chemistry, Pomeranian University, Arciszewskiego 22, 76-200 Słupsk, Poland
2 Mental Clinic „Dziekanka”, 62-200 Gniezno, Poland
In the present paper studied cumulation Ca, Na, K, Mg, Pb, Cd, Zn, Cu, Al and Fe in hair of sick persons (arterial hypertension, hypofunction of kidneys, arteriosclerosis) and healthy persons. Contents of selected metals were found to be significant higher in the hair of ill persons compared with those of healthy persons, with the exception of Ca, Mg, Fe and Zn. The concentrations of Fe, Zn, Ca and Mg in hair were observed to decrease with age of healthy and sick persons and concentrations Pb and Cd increased with age those. The ratios of individuals metals concentrations in hair changed depending on age too.
Key words: Heavy metals / hair / arterial hypertension / hypofunction of kidneys / arteriosclerosis
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