Bone mineral density and fracture among prevalent kidney stone cases in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.

Concern that people who form kidney stones may have reduced bone mineral density (BMD) and increased fracture risk has motivated clinical and population-based studies, but findings are inconsistent. In this cross-sectional study, we use the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III) to determine whether a history of kidney stones (n… (More)