Gestational urinary hyperthiosulfaturia protects hypercalciuric normal pregnant women from nephrolithiasis

@article{Yatzidis2004GestationalUH,
  title={Gestational urinary hyperthiosulfaturia protects hypercalciuric normal pregnant women from nephrolithiasis},
  author={Hippocrates A Yatzidis},
  journal={International Urology and Nephrology},
  year={2004},
  volume={36},
  pages={445-449}
}
Urinary calcium excretion increases by 1–2-fold during gestation in normal, uncomplicated pregnant women. Hypercalciuria occurs in all trimesters and elevates urine supersaturation with regards to calcium oxalate. However, crystalluria has not been a frequent clinical finding and stone formation is not a common complication of pregnancy. To elucidate this discrepancy we measured various chemical entities (i.e. calcium, oxalate, uric acid, phosphorous, magnesium, citrate, sulfate and thiosulfate… CONTINUE READING

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