Association of vitamin D receptor (Fok-I) polymorphism with the clinical presentation of calcium urolithiasis.

@article{Liu2007AssociationOV,
  title={Association of vitamin D receptor (Fok-I) polymorphism with the clinical presentation of calcium urolithiasis.},
  author={Chia-Chu Liu and C. -F. Huang and W B Wu and Shu-Pin Huang and Yii-Her Chou and Ching-Chia Li and C J Chai and Ming-tsang Wu},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2007},
  volume={99 6},
  pages={1534-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effect of the vitamin D receptor (VDR) FokI polymorphism on the clinical presentation of calcium urolithiasis, as a FokI polymorphism in the VDR gene was recently reported to be associated with calcium metabolism disorders. PATIENTS, SUBJECTS AND METHODS In all, 235 patients with calcium urolithiasis and 231 age- and sex-matched healthy controls were recruited from Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital between June 2003 and February 2005. Clinical information on… CONTINUE READING