Renal Function in Lithium Treatment
An experimental study has recently stated that lithium could be proposed in a model for regularly producing interstitial nephritis in rabbit (Walker et al. 1986).
Renal toxicity in man is denied by Schou (1986), the promoter of lithium therapy.
KeywordsObesity Toxicity Hydration Filtration Lithium
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