Simultaneous Treatment of Calcium Oxalate and Uric Acid Stone Disease in Saudi Arabia
Urolithiasis is a major public health problem in most of the oil-rich Gulf countries. In Saudi Arabia, for example, it is estimated that over 20% of men will have at least one episode of stones before the age of 60. The majority of stones are idiopathic in origin and consist of calcium oxalate (CaOx) and/or uric acid; calcium phosphate (CaP) stones, on the other hand, are relatively rare.
KeywordsUric Acid Calcium Carbonate Saudi Arabia Urinary Calcium Calcium Oxalate
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