Urolithiasis pp 715-715 | Cite as

Stone Type and Urine Composition in the Middle East with Particular Reference to Saudi Arabia

  • S. A. Barkworth
  • S. Louis
  • V. R. Walker
  • H. Hughes
  • W. G. Robertson

Abstract

Preliminary studies in the United Arab Emirates have suggested that urinary composition and stone composition may be different from that in the West. This study was carried out to determine the relationship between urine composition and stone type in Saudi Arabia.

Keywords

Uric Acid Calcium Phosphate Saudi Arabia Middle East Calcium Oxalate 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. A. Barkworth
    • 1
  • S. Louis
    • 1
  • V. R. Walker
    • 1
  • H. Hughes
    • 1
  • W. G. Robertson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biological and Medical ResearchKing Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research CentreRiyadhSaudi Arabia

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