Relationship between C-reactive protein and kidney stone prevalence.

  title={Relationship between C-reactive protein and kidney stone prevalence.},
  author={Jonathan E. Shoag and Brian H Eisner},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={191 2},
PURPOSE We evaluated the relationship between serum C-reactive protein and the lifetime kidney stone prevalence. MATERIALS AND METHODS We performed a cross-sectional study of participants from the Continuous National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) from 2007 to 2008 and 2008 to 2009. Data were available on 11,033 participants. RESULTS On univariate analysis we noted a strong correlation between C-reactive protein quintile and kidney stone history. After adjusting for known… CONTINUE READING
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