Urolithiasis 2 pp 652-652 | Cite as

Dissolution of Calcium Calculi with Potassium Citrate

  • S. Womack
  • J. Fine
  • G. Miller
  • N. Mandel
  • C. Pak
  • G. Preminger

Abstract

We have noted radiological evidence of diminution and even complete disappearance of pre-existing calcium stones in a number of patients being treated with potassium citrate (K-Cit) for the prevention of new stone formation. Two prospective studies were initiated to more closely investigate this clinical phenomenon.

Keywords

Placebo Citrate Mandel 

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Womack
    • 1
  • J. Fine
    • 1
  • G. Miller
    • 1
  • N. Mandel
    • 1
  • C. Pak
    • 1
  • G. Preminger
    • 1
  1. 1.The University of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterDallasUSA

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