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Urolithiasis 2 pp 475-475 | Cite as

Laboratory Analysis and Clinical Results of the Treatment of Struvite Stones: a Ten-Year Study

  • K. Jarrar
  • R. H. Boedecker
  • W. Achilles

Abstract

This study presents the results of a 10-year metaphylaxis of 19 former struvite stone formers, each having had two to three stone operations. In these patients, urine was acidified with L-methionine (Acimethin“) using a dose of 1.5 to 3.0 gm per day. Every three months, 11 laboratory parameters relevant to stone formation were checked in 24 h urine collections. Six parameters were determined in serum, and urine samples were tested for infection.

Keywords

Uric Acid Urine Sample Urine Collection Stone Formation Serum Phosphate 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Jarrar
    • 1
  • R. H. Boedecker
    • 2
  • W. Achilles
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of UrologyUniversity of GiessenGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Medical InformationUniversity of GiessenGermany
  3. 3.Department of UrologyUniversity of MarburgGermany

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