Urinary Calcium Excretion in Healthy Turkish Children

  title={Urinary Calcium Excretion in Healthy Turkish Children},
  author={Ferah S{\"o}nmez and B. Akçanal and Ayça Altıncık and Çiğdem Yenisey},
  journal={International Urology and Nephrology},
The aim of this study was to establish the age related reference percentile values for urinary calcium excretion in healthy Turkish children, and to determine the frequency of hypercalciuria and also the factors affecting urinary calcium excretion. A cross-sectional study was performed in Aydın, in western Turkey during winter. Study population was constituted from seventeen districts of this region (sample size was calculated from a formula using the results of the last population census) by… CONTINUE READING