The Effect of Urinary pH on the Saturation of Calcium and Oxalate and on Urinary Crystal Formation
Alteration of urinary pH within the physiologic range has little effect upon previously formed calcium oxalate crystals or stones. Nevertheless, calcium oxalate crystallization appears to be quite sensitive to small pH changes with a preferential point of crystallization being 5.0.
KeywordsCalcium Carbonate Sodium Bicarbonate Calcium Oxalate Oxalate Calcium Intermittent Infusion
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