Impact of lead on the body and its epidemiological aspects

Impact of lead on the body and its epidemiological aspects




lead, exposure, epidemiology


Lead is a cumulative, anthropogenic metal. Its content in the blood affects all organ systems, especially the central and peripheral nervous systems. It is necessary to identify the toxic effects of lead in a short period of time due to the high risk of long-term irreversible consequences. Nowadays (Currently), lead air pollution is mainly caused by buildings under construction, building materials and paints. The consequences of lead pollution of tap water are mainly associated with the passage of water through welded copper pipes. Groundwater, which is used by the population of Western Georgia, is also dangerous. The role of herbicides and pesticides should also be considered, they also contain lead. The source of lead is various explosives - pyrotechnics. In case of the fetus and newborn, the source of lead is  mother's body and breast milk.


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Author Biographies

Nato Gorgadze, David Agmashenebeli University of Georgia

MD, Ph.D student

Manana Giorgobiani, Tbilisi State Medical University


Jumber Ungiadze, Tel Aviv University


Vera Baziari, David Agmashenebeli University of Georgia


Khatuna lomauri, Tbilisi State Medical University

MD,PhD, Associate Proffesor

Davit Kohelet, Tel Aviv University

MD, PhD, Clinical Senior Lecturer 


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How to Cite

Gorgadze, N., Giorgobiani, M., Ungiadze, J., Baziari, V., lomauri, K., & Kohelet, D. (2023). Impact of lead on the body and its epidemiological aspects. SCIENTIFIC JOURNAL „SPECTRI“, 1.