[Influence of urinary citrate levels on spontaneous calcium oxalate dihydrate crystalluria].


INTRODUCTION Calcium oxalate is the leading cause of renal stones and is mainly due to hypercalciuria, hyperoxaluria and/or hypocitraturia. Citrate is considered to be an effective inhibitor of calcium oxalate crystallization and is therefore increasingly prescribed as maintenance therapy for patients with calcium stones, but no study has investigated the… (More)


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