By Manoj Monga, Kristina L. Penniston, David S. Goldfarb
This ebook offers a concise, patient-directed method of stone prevention. It defines who to judge and whilst to regard, and gives empiric directions for all stone formers. particular therapy instructions also are incorporated, in accordance with the kidney stone composition and the underlying metabolic abnormalities tested by means of 24-hour urine stone possibility profile.
Written by means of specialists within the box, Pocket advisor to Kidney Stone Prevention: nutritional and clinical Therapy serves as a beneficial source for a vast base of clinicians in basic and distinctiveness care.
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Bisphosphonates for Hypercalciuria Mechanism of Action Reduction of osteoclast resorption of bone may reduce release of calcium and reduce the kidneys’ filtered load. Use Some data suggest that bisphosphonates are associated with reductions in urine calcium excretion in patients with hypercalciuria and might therefore reduce calcium stone incidence. Convincing evidence that stone formation is prevented is lacking. They may be useful adjuncts to therapy with or without thiazides, when low bone mineral density is present.
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