Urinary calcium oxalate saturation in healthy infants and children.

  title={Urinary calcium oxalate saturation in healthy infants and children.},
  author={Bernd Hoppe and Andrea Jahnen and Dietmar Bach and Albrecht Hesse},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  volume={158 2},
PURPOSE A number of factors influence the development of renal calculi, the most essential of which is the supersaturation of urine with lithogenic substances. Calcium oxalate stones occur most frequently in adult and pediatric patients with urolithiasis. Therefore, we established normal age and sex related data for urinary calcium oxalate saturation in infancy and childhood to allow a more specific prediction of the risk of (recurrent) stone disease. MATERIALS AND METHODS We collected 24… CONTINUE READING

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