A United States survey on diagnosis, treatment, and outcome of primary hyperoxaluria

@article{Hoppe2003AUS,
  title={A United States survey on diagnosis, treatment, and outcome of primary hyperoxaluria},
  author={B. Hoppe and C. Langman},
  journal={Pediatric Nephrology},
  year={2003},
  volume={18},
  pages={986-991}
}
  • B. Hoppe, C. Langman
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Pediatric Nephrology
  • Primary hyperoxaluria (PH) is a heterogeneous disease with a variable age of onset and a variable progression into kidney failure. Early diagnosis is mandatory to avoid the damaging effects of systemic calcium oxalate deposition. In 1997, we initiated a nationwide survey of American nephrologists to ascertain epidemiological data and current practices. PH was reported in only 102 patients, with PH I in 79 and PH II in 9; 14 patients were not classified. Most patients were Caucasian (84%). Main… CONTINUE READING
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