Pediatric Origins of Nephrolithiasis-Associated Atherosclerosis.


OBJECTIVES To determine if nephrolithiasis-associated atherosclerosis has pediatric origins and to consider possible association between kidney stones and atherosclerosis-related proteins. STUDY DESIGN We matched children aged 12-17 years with kidney stones and without kidney stones. Carotid artery intima-media thickness (cIMT) was measured by ultrasound… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2015.08.014


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