Urinary risk factors in calcium oxalate stone disease: comparison of men and women.

The daily excretion of calcium, oxalate, uric acid and glycosaminoglycans, the 24-h urinary pH and volume, and the inhibitory effects of the urines on calcium oxalate crystal growth and aggregation, were measured in 44 normal women, 41 normal men, 32 female stone formers and 63 male stone formers. No significant differences could be found between the normal… CONTINUE READING