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Urolithiasis pp 235-239 | Cite as

Reduction of Urinary Oxalate Excretion during Chronic Thiazide Therapy

  • M. Cohanim
  • E. R. Yendt

Abstract

Thiazide diuretics are effective in preventing calcific renal calculi1,2. Although the initial rationale for the use of these agents in stone prevention was based on their now well-known hypocalciuric action, it is possible that other thiazide-induced changes in the composition of the urine are of equal or greater importance.

Keywords

Calcium Oxalate Urine Oxalate Intestinal Calcium Absorption Oxalate Excretion Urine Oxalate Excretion 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Cohanim
    • 1
  • E. R. Yendt
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of MedicineKingston General Hospital and Queen’s UniversityKingstonCanada

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