Induction and Inhibition of Struvite Bladder Stones in Rats

  • K. J. Wu
  • X. Q. Li
  • S. J. Yao
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It have been demonstrated, both in vitro and in vivo, that struvite stone formation is related to urinary tract infection with urease-producing bacteria such as Proteus and Pseudomonas1–3. This paper presents a method for the study of the in vivo formation and prevention of struvite in stones in rats.


Calcium Oxalate Sodium Oxalate Magnesium Carbonate Acetohydroxamic Acid Magnesium Ammonium Phosphate 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. J. Wu
    • 1
  • X. Q. Li
    • 1
  • S. J. Yao
    • 2
  1. 1.Surgical Research LaboratoryMontefiore HospitalUSA
  2. 2.Dept. of Neurological SurgeryUniversity of PittsburghPittsburgUSA

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