IUBio Biosequences .. Software .. Molbio soft .. Network News .. FTP

Chelation theropy

mzemel mzemel at martha
Wed Jul 5 12:09:25 EST 1995

Chelation therapy is an unproven approach based on the notion that EDTA 
will chelate and solubilize the calcium component of atherosclerotic 
plaques and promote their removal.  I has not proven effective in the few 
clinical trials that have been conducted (most recent was conducted in 
New Zealand and published in the September 1994 issue of Circulation; I 
don't have the exact citation handy).  -Michael Zemel

On 1 Jul 1995, Laundryman wrote:

> Has anyone heard of chelation therapy for the removal of cholesterol
> deposits in the arteries?  (Carl R. Canter)

More information about the Btk-mca mailing list

Send comments to us at biosci-help [At] net.bio.net