Prevalence and metabolic abnormalities of vitamin D-inadequate patients presenting with urolithiasis to a tertiary stone clinic.

@article{Elkoushy2012PrevalenceAM,
  title={Prevalence and metabolic abnormalities of vitamin D-inadequate patients presenting with urolithiasis to a tertiary stone clinic.},
  author={Mohamed Aly Elkoushy and Ramsey Sabbagh and Bernard Unikowsky and Sero Andonian},
  journal={Urology},
  year={2012},
  volume={79 4},
  pages={781-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the prevalence and metabolic abnormalities of patients with inadequate vitamin D (VD) presenting with urolithiasis to a tertiary stone clinic in North America. MATERIAL AND METHODS A retrospective review of consecutive patients presenting from August 2009 to January 2010 was performed. Demographic and clinical data were collected together with metabolic stone workup, including 2 24-hour urine collections and serum 25-hydroxy VD [25(OH)D]. VD inadequacy (VDI) included VD… CONTINUE READING

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