A single 24-hour urine collection is inadequate for the medical evaluation of nephrolithiasis.

@article{Parks2002AS2,
  title={A single 24-hour urine collection is inadequate for the medical evaluation of nephrolithiasis.},
  author={Joan H. Parks and Evan Goldfisher and John R. Asplin and Fredric L. Coe},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2002},
  volume={167 4},
  pages={1607-12}
}
PURPOSE We determined the adequacy of a single 24-hour urine sample for evaluating patients for medical renal stone prevention. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 459 patients from a private urology practice specializing in the treatment of urolithiasis and 683 from a university stone research clinic provided 2 and 3, 24-hour urine samples, respectively. We used samples 1 and 2 from private practice patients, and 1 and 3 from university clinic patients for analysis, and compared each to the… CONTINUE READING

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