Rheumatoid arthritis and metal chelation therapy
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Biometals. 2011 Dec;24(6):1093-8. doi: 10.1007/s10534-011-9467-9. Epub 2011 Jun 8. Metal chelation therapy in rheumathoid arthritis: a case report. Successful management of rheumathoid arthritis by metal chelation therapy. Bamonti F, Fulgenzi A, Novembrino C, Ferrero ME. Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche, Università di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Policlinico, Mangiagalli, Regina Elena, Via F. Sforza 35, Milan, Italy. email@example.com
Toxic metals are involved in the pathogenesis of some neurodegenerative and vascular diseases and are known to impair the immune system functions.
We report here the case of a patient affected by heavy metal intoxication, who had developed an autoimmune disease. There was evidence of aluminium, cadmium and lead intoxication in a 63-year old Italian woman affected by rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
We treated the patient with calcium disodium edetate (EDTA) once a week for a year in order to remove traces of heavy metal intoxication. Oxidative status profile was carried out at the beginning and after 6 months' EDTA chelation. At the end of the treatment, the patient did not show any signs of metal intoxication, RA symptoms and oxidative status improved.
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Heavy metal poisoning