Role of Fluoride in Formation of Calcium Oxalate Stones

  • F. Hering
  • T. Briellmann
  • H. Seiler
  • G. Rutishauser


Fluoridation of drinking water (an anticariogenic measure) leads to a higher content of fluoride in urinary stones, especially calcium oxalate stones1,3,4,6−11,13. The aim of this study was to investigate the possible role of fluoride in the formation of calcium oxalate stones.


Drinking Water Fluoride Concentration Calcium Oxalate Urinary Stone Fluoride Content 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Hering
    • 1
  • T. Briellmann
    • 1
  • H. Seiler
    • 1
  • G. Rutishauser
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Anorganische Chemie der Universität BaselUrologische Klinik, Kantonsspital BaselSwitzerland

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