Urolithiasis pp 249-252 | Cite as

Experiences with Thiazides in a Double Blind Study

  • D. Scholz
  • P. O. Schwille
  • A. Sigel


Thiazides are widely used in the prevention of calcific urinary calculi, as they reduce the urinary excretion of calcium and the stone recurrence rate1. In an attempt to separate specific from non-specific effects of thiazide treatment we undertook a double blind study using hydrochlorothiazide or placebo for over one year in patients with recurrent calcium lithiasis.


Uric Acid Urinary Excretion Calcium Oxalate Calcium Excretion Urinary Oxalate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. Scholz
    • 1
  • P. O. Schwille
    • 1
  • A. Sigel
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.The Mineral Metabolism and Hormone Research LaboratoryUniversity of ErlangenErlangenWest Germany
  2. 2.Departments of Surgery and UrologyUniversity of ErlangenErlangenWest Germany

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