Meta-analysis of randomized trials for medical prevention of calcium oxalate nephrolithiasis.

  title={Meta-analysis of randomized trials for medical prevention of calcium oxalate nephrolithiasis.},
  author={M. Pearle and C. Roehrborn and C. Y. Pak},
  journal={Journal of endourology},
  volume={13 9},
  • M. Pearle, C. Roehrborn, C. Y. Pak
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine
  • Journal of endourology
  • OBJECTIVES To determine the efficacy of commonly used medications in comparison with placebo or no treatment for the prevention of renal stone recurrence (metaphylaxis) as documented in the literature. METHODS A MEDLINE search identified 14 randomized, controlled trials comprising 20 treatment arms and 6 different drug therapies for the prevention of stone recurrence. The active treatment arms from each of the trials were combined, and the results were compared with those of the control or no… CONTINUE READING
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