In vitro study of local solubility of uric acid stones with lithium carbonate


The possibilities of local dissolution of uric acid calculi with Na hydrocarbonate, K carbonate and lithium carbonate were examinedin vitro. The most promising results were obtained with lithium carbonate. The necessity for studies of the compound in laboratory animals before its use in humans is emphasized.

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Jávor, A., Nagy, Z. & Frang, D. In vitro study of local solubility of uric acid stones with lithium carbonate. International Urology and Nephrology 17, 315–318 (1985).

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  • Public Health
  • Lithium
  • Uric Acid
  • Laboratory Animal
  • Promising Result