Urinary Inhibitors of Calcification

  • D. G. Oreopoulos
  • D. A. K. Roncari
  • C. Akriotis
  • H. Husdan
  • A. Rapoport

Abstract

Although it is accepted that urine contains different inhibitors of calcification (1, 2), no one has elucidated their role in the pathogenesis of kidney stones and demonstrated a consistent absence or decrease of any of the urine inhibitors with renal calculi (2–4).

Keywords

Hydrolysis Magnesium Citrate Pyrophosphate 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. G. Oreopoulos
    • 1
    • 2
  • D. A. K. Roncari
    • 1
    • 2
  • C. Akriotis
    • 1
    • 2
  • H. Husdan
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. Rapoport
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of MedicineThe Toronto Western HospitalCanada
  2. 2.Departments of Medicine and Clinical BiochemistryUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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