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Urolithiasis

, Volume 42, Issue 3, pp 283–284 | Cite as

Precipitation of amorphous magnesium ammonium phosphate: is it a precursor for staghorn stones?

  • Jong Wook Kim
  • Cheol Yong Yoon
  • Hong Seok Park
  • Jeong Gu Lee
  • Du Geon Moon
  • Mi Mi OhEmail author
Letter to the Editor

Keywords

Serum Uric Acid Level Renal Calculus Amorphous Calcium Phosphate Potassium Citrate Serum Blood Urea Nitrogen 
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Notes

Conflict of interest

The authors have no conflicts of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jong Wook Kim
    • 1
  • Cheol Yong Yoon
    • 1
  • Hong Seok Park
    • 1
  • Jeong Gu Lee
    • 2
  • Du Geon Moon
    • 1
  • Mi Mi Oh
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of UrologyKorea University Guro HospitalSeoulKorea
  2. 2.Department of UrologyKorea University Anam HospitalSeoulKorea

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