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Cadmium et maladie rénale chronique : revue de la littérature* Volume 15, issue 5, September-October 2016

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* This news is based on the following article: Byber K, Lison D, Verougstraete V, Dressel H, Hotz P. Cadmium or cadmium compounds and chronic kidney disease in workers and the general population: a systematic review. Crit Rev Toxicol 2016; 46: 191-240.doi: 10.3109/10408444.2015.1076375

Cadmium exposure leads to renal tubular damage. According to the authors of this systematic literature review, it should not always be considered a symptom of progressive kidney disease that will necessarily result in kidney failure.