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Severely suppressed bone turnover: a potential complication of alendronate therapy.
Alendronate, an inhibitor of bone resorption, is widely used in osteoporosis treatment. However, concerns have been raised about potential oversuppression of bone turnover during long-term use. WeExpand
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The Effects of Twelve Weeks of Bed Rest on Bone Histology, Biochemical Markers of Bone Turnover, and Calcium Homeostasis in Eleven Normal Subjects
This study was undertaken to examine the effects of 12 weeks of skeletal unloading on parameters of calcium homeostasis, calcitropic hormones, bone histology, and biochemical markers of bone turnoverExpand
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Relationship of animal protein-rich diet to kidney stone formation and calcium metabolism.
We wished to determine whether different types of dietary protein might have different effects on calcium metabolism and on the propensity for renal stone formation. Fifteen young normal subjectsExpand
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Association of urinary pH with body weight in nephrolithiasis.
BACKGROUND The prevalence of kidney stone disease in the United States is progressively increasing, paralleling the growing rate of obesity. Uric acid nephrolithiasis, a condition associated with aExpand
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Potassium-magnesium citrate is an effective prophylaxis against recurrent calcium oxalate nephrolithiasis.
PURPOSE We examined the efficacy of potassium-magnesium citrate in preventing recurrent calcium oxalate kidney calculi. MATERIALS AND METHODS We conducted a prospective double-blind study of 64Expand
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Bioavailability of oxalate in foods.
The ability of 7 "oxalate-rich" foods to enhance urinary oxalate excretion was measured in 8 normal volunteers. The analyzed value for oxalate was high for spinach (1,236 mg.), moderate for chocolateExpand
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Pathophysiologic basis for normouricosuric uric acid nephrolithiasis.
BACKGROUND Low urinary pH is the commonest and by far the most important factor in uric acid nephrolithiasis but the reason(s) for this defect is (are) unknown. Patients with uric acidExpand
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Cloning and characterization of the human soluble adenylyl cyclase.
We identified the human ortholog of soluble adenylyl cyclase (hsAC) in a locus linked to familial absorptive hypercalciuria and cloned it from a human cDNA library. hsAC transcripts were expressed inExpand
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Randomized double-blind study of potassium citrate in idiopathic hypocitraturic calcium nephrolithiasis.
In an attempt to document the efficacy of potassium citrate in stone formation, 57 patients with active lithiasis (2 or more stones during the preceding 2 years) and hypocitraturia were randomlyExpand
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Predictive value of kidney stone composition in the detection of metabolic abnormalities.
PURPOSE To determine if kidney stone composition can predict the underlying medical diagnosis, and vice versa. METHODS We studied 1392 patients with kidney stones who underwent a completeExpand
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