Metabolic Syndrome and Kidney Stone Disease: A Systematic Review of Literature.

@article{Wong2016MetabolicSA,
  title={Metabolic Syndrome and Kidney Stone Disease: A Systematic Review of Literature.},
  author={Yee Yin Vida Wong and Paul R Cook and Paul J Roderick and Bhaskar Kumar Somani},
  journal={Journal of endourology},
  year={2016},
  volume={30 3},
  pages={246-53}
}
INTRODUCTION Worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980 with more than 600 million obese patients in 2014. Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is the co-occurrence of metabolic abnormalities, including centrally distributed obesity, hypertension, dyslipidemia, and hyperglycemia. With a concurrent rise in the incidence of kidney stone disease, we wanted to conduct a systematic review focused on the association of MetS to nephrolithiasis. MATERIALS AND METHODS A systematic review was performed… CONTINUE READING

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