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Urolithiasis pp 501-501 | Cite as

Mechanisms of Hypocitraturia in Idiopathic Calcium-Stone Disease

  • C. Vitale
  • M. Marangella
  • D. Cosseddu
  • O. Bianco
  • F. Linari

Abstract

Low urinary citrate excretion is thought to be an important risk factor for calcium nephrolithiasis, and hypocitraturia is referred to as a common biochemical finding in this disease (1, 2).

Keywords

Normal Control Important Risk Factor Fractional Excretion Mild Acid Urinary Citrate 
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References

  1. 1.
    MJ Nicar, C Skurla, K Sakhaee, and CYC Pak, Urology 21: 8 (1983).PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    D Rudman, MH Kutner, SC Red, WC Waters, GG Gerron, and J Bleier, J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metabolism 55: 1052 (1982).CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Vitale
    • 1
  • M. Marangella
    • 1
  • D. Cosseddu
    • 1
  • O. Bianco
    • 1
  • F. Linari
    • 1
  1. 1.Renal Stone LaboratoryOspedale Mauriziano Umberto ITurinItaly

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