A study of the etiology of idiopathic calcium urolithiasis in children: Hypocitruria is the most important risk factor

Tekin A., Tekgul S., Atsu N., Sahin A., Ozen H., Bakkaloglu M.

JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.164, no.1, pp.162-165, 2000 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 164 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0022-5347(05)67487-3
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.162-165
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose: To determine the association of metabolic risk factors with pediatric calcium urolithiasis we compared metabolic evaluation data on children with idiopathic calcium stones and those on healthy children.