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Kidney function during hydropenia nad water diuresis in patients with idiopathic recurring nephrolithiasis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1006188     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The kidney function of 41 patients with idiopathic recurring kidney stones was investigated by inulin- and PAH-clearances and by measuring the excretion of electrolytes during hydropenia and water diuresis. All patients had normal inulin- and PAH-clearances and normal concentrating capacity as indicated by free water reabsorption (Tc H2O). Seven patients, all of whom had previously been found to have low excretion of magnesium in urine, were unable to dilute their urine. During water diuresis these patients also had lower osmolar clearance and lower excretion of sodium than the other patients. A defective dilution capacity may be of pathogenetic significance for stone formation; the causes of the defect, however, are not clear.
U Backman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Scandinavian journal of urology and nephrology     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0036-5599     ISO Abbreviation:  Scand. J. Urol. Nephrol.     Publication Date:  1976  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-02-24     Completed Date:  1977-02-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0114501     Medline TA:  Scand J Urol Nephrol     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  243-51     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Electrolytes / urine
Glomerular Filtration Rate
Inulin / diagnostic use
Kidney / physiopathology*
Kidney Calculi / diagnosis,  physiopathology*,  urine
Kidney Function Tests
Middle Aged
Osmolar Concentration
p-Aminohippuric Acid / diagnostic use
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Electrolytes; 61-78-9/p-Aminohippuric Acid; 9005-80-5/Inulin

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