Alkali Citrate Versus Diet for Prevention of Calcium Urolithiasis
Urolithiasis is a common recurrent disease with an increasing incidence in highly industrialized countries. In the Federal Republic of Germany, the incidence has increased from 0.46% in 1978 to 0.89% in 1984 (1), Thus, it is a challenge and task for the physician to reduce the high cost of illness and loss of patients’ productivity by attempting to prevent urolithiasis.
KeywordsPrimary Hyperparathyroidism Stone Formation Renal Tubular Acidosis Stone Recurrence Citrate Excretion
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