Distal renal tubular acidosis: the value of urinary pH,PCO2 and NH4 + measurements

Distal renal tubular acidosis (dRTA) is not a single disease. The experimental forms of the syndrome are unsatisfactory as models of the naturally occurring disease, not least because they are seldom complicated by nephrocalcinosis, which is present in the majority of patients with spontaneous disease and contributes to the renal tubular defects found in… CONTINUE READING