The association of nephrolithiasis with hypertension and obesity: a review.

@article{Obligado2008TheAO,
  title={The association of nephrolithiasis with hypertension and obesity: a review.},
  author={Sergio H Obligado and David S. Goldfarb},
  journal={American journal of hypertension},
  year={2008},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={257-64}
}
Kidney stones affect hypertensive patients disproportionately compared to normotensive individuals. On the other hand, some prospective data suggest that a history of nephrolithiasis was associated with a greater tendency to develop hypertension. Newer epidemiologic data also link obesity and diabetes, features of the metabolic syndrome, with nephrolithiasis. In this review, the association of hypertension, diabetes, and obesity with nephrolithiasis is reviewed, and possible pathogenic… CONTINUE READING

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