African American ESRD patients have a high pre-dialysis prevalence of kidney stones compared to NHANES III

@article{Stankus2007AfricanAE,
  title={African American ESRD patients have a high pre-dialysis prevalence of kidney stones compared to NHANES III},
  author={Nicole Stankus and Mary Hammes and Daniel P. Gillen and Elaine M. Worcester},
  journal={Urological Research},
  year={2007},
  volume={35},
  pages={83-87}
}
If nephrolithiasis (NL) promotes progression to end stage renal disease (ESRD), requiring renal replacement therapy, one might expect a higher prevalence of pre-ESRD stones among ESRD versus non-ESRD subjects. We compared the prevalence of pre-ESRD stones in an African-American (AA) hemodialysis (HD) population to the estimated stone prevalence in a nationally representative cohort of AA persons as obtained by the Third National Health and Nutrition Survey (NHANES III). Face-to-face… CONTINUE READING
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