Predicting renal calculus occurrence in spinal cord injury patients.

  title={Predicting renal calculus occurrence in spinal cord injury patients.},
  author={Michael J Devivo and Philip R. Fine},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  volume={67 10},
This case-control study develops a model to predict the occurrence of renal calculi in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI). Risk factors were assessed at the time of diagnosis in 25 patients who developed calculi, and at a comparable postinjury time period in 100 patients with SCI who remained calculus-free several years after injury. Logistic regression analysis was used to develop a predictive model; accuracy was assessed by using the model to classify all 125 patients studied. Renal… CONTINUE READING

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