Predictive value of kidney stone composition in the detection of metabolic abnormalities.

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PURPOSE To determine if kidney stone composition can predict the underlying medical diagnosis, and vice versa. METHODS We studied 1392 patients with kidney stones who underwent a complete ambulatory evaluation and who submitted one or more stones for analysis. We ascertained the associations between medical diagnosis and stone composition. RESULTS The… (More)

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@article{Pak2003PredictiveVO, title={Predictive value of kidney stone composition in the detection of metabolic abnormalities.}, author={Charles Y. C. Pak and John R. Poindexter and Beverley Adams-Huet and Margaret Sue Pearle}, journal={The American journal of medicine}, year={2003}, volume={115 1}, pages={26-32} }