Kidney stones and kidney function loss: a cohort study

  title={Kidney stones and kidney function loss: a cohort study},
  author={R. T. Alexander and B. Hemmelgarn and N. Wiebe and A. Bello and C. Morgan and S. Samuel and S. Klarenbach and G. Curhan and M. Tonelli},
  journal={The BMJ},
  • R. T. Alexander, B. Hemmelgarn, +6 authors M. Tonelli
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • The BMJ
  • Objective To investigate whether the presence of kidney stones increase the risk of end stage renal disease (ESRD) or other adverse renal outcomes. Design A registry cohort study using validated algorithms based on claims and facility utilisation data. Median follow-up of 11 years. Setting Alberta, Canada, between 1997 and 2009. Participants 3 089 194 adult patients without ESRD at baseline or a history of pyelonephritis. Of these, 1 954 836 had outpatient serum creatinine measurements and were… CONTINUE READING
    168 Citations

    Paper Mentions

    Kidney Function After the First Kidney Stone Event.
    • 7
    Risk of ESRD and Mortality in Kidney and Bladder Stone Formers.
    • 15
    Risk of chronic and end stage kidney disease in patients with nephrolithiasis.
    • 49
    • Highly Influenced
    Impact of nephrolithiasis on kidney function
    • 27
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    Kidney stones and cardiovascular events: a cohort study.
    • 76
    • PDF
    Predictors of advanced chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease in HIV-positive persons
    • 64
    • PDF


    Kidney stones and the risk for chronic kidney disease.
    • 230
    • PDF
    ESRD caused by nephrolithiasis: prevalence, mechanisms, and prevention.
    • 128
    Chronic kidney disease in kidney stone formers.
    • 104
    • PDF
    The impact of cystinuria on renal function.
    • 96
    Excerpts from the US Renal Data System 2009 Annual Data Report.
    • A. Collins, R. Foley, +38 authors L. Agodoa
    • Medicine
    • American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation
    • 2010
    • 328
    National Kidney Foundation's Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) annual data report 2009: executive summary.
    • 44
    • PDF