TABLE 1.

Baseline Toxic Metals

BaselineAfter Edetate Disodium InfusionPercentage Change
Toxic metals in urine, µg metal/g creatinine*
 Aluminum2.422816
 Antimony0.30.567
 Arsenic3317–48
 Barium3.32.7–18
 Beryllium<dl<dl
 Bismuth<dl<dl
 Cadmium0.73.7428
 Cesium129.1–24
 Gadolinium0.23215,900
 Lead0.6172,733
 Mercury0.7143
 Nickel9.41670
 Palladium<dl<dl
 Platinum<dl<dl
 Tellurium<dl<dl
 Thallium0.20.20
 Thorium<dl<dl
 Tin365201,344
 Tungsten0.60.2–66
 Uranium<dl<dl
sUrine creatinine, mg/dL59.710372
  • * All measured by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry and collected in metal-free containers. <dl, below the method detection limit.