Does potassium citrate medical therapy increase the risk of calcium phosphate stone formation?

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Potassium citrate has been extensively used in the treatment of recurrent nephrolithiasis. Recent evidence suggests that it may contribute to increasing urinary pH and, as such, increase the risk of calcium phosphate stone formation. We performed a retrospective review of our patients to further investigate this phenomenon. © 2007 American Institute of Physics.

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Cited Authors

  • Leitao, V; Haleblian, GE; Robinson, MR; Pierre, SA; Sur, RL; Preminger, GM

Published Date

  • May 11, 2007

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 900 /

Start / End Page

  • 428 - 431

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1551-7616

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0094-243X

International Standard Book Number 10 (ISBN-10)

  • 0735404062

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9780735404069

Citation Source

  • Scopus