Serum antioxidant enzyme levels are decreased in patients with urinary calcium oxalate stones.

PURPOSE To compare the serum antioxidant enzyme levels between patients with urinary stone disease and healthy volunteers to determine the effect of cellular oxidative stress on urinary calcium oxalate stones formation.Materials & Methods: A total of 51 patients with proven urinary calcium oxalate stones (female 35.3%, mean age: 49.3 years) and 37 healthy… CONTINUE READING