Evaluating the Effectiveness of Adding Magnesium Chloride to Conventional Protocol of Citrate Alkali Therapy in Children with Urolithiasis

@inproceedings{Gheissari2012EvaluatingTE,
  title={Evaluating the Effectiveness of Adding Magnesium Chloride to Conventional Protocol of Citrate Alkali Therapy in Children with Urolithiasis},
  author={Alaleh Gheissari and Amin Ziaee and Faezeh Farhang and Fatemeh Farhang and Zahra Talaei and Alireza Merrikhi and Taghi Ghafghazi and Mohsen Moslehi},
  booktitle={International journal of preventive medicine},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Potassium citrate (K-Cit) is one of the medications widely used in patients with urolithiasis. However, in some cases with calcium oxalate (CaOx) urolithiasis, the significant response to alkaline therapy with K-Cit alone does not occur. There is scarce published data on the effect of magnesium chloride (Mg-Cl(2)) on urolithiasis in pediatric patients. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of a combination of K-Cit - MgCl(2) as oral supplements on urinary parameters in children… CONTINUE READING
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