New Newsletter N° 1 - May 2013 Now Online
Topic: The role of Aluminum (Al) in Medicine and our Environment
Urine aluminum concentrations are likely to be increased above the reference range in patients with metallic joint prosthesis. Prosthetic devices produced by Zimmer Company and Johnson and Johnson typically are made of aluminum, vanadium, and titanium. This list of products is incomplete, and these products change occasionally; see prosthesis product information for each device for composition details. Avoiding Al seems more important than we ever expected.
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