Urolithiasis pp 873-873 | Cite as

Calcium Metabolism in Normal Subjects and in Hypercalciuric Patients Treated with FarnolithR

  • W. L. Strohmaier
  • M. Kalchthaler
  • K.-H. Bichler

Abstract

As has been demonstrated in several studies, dietary fibers reduce calcium excretion by inducing intestinal calcium binding (1). FarnolithR is a dietary fiber preparation with a high cellulose content.

Keywords

Cellulose Citrate Oxalate Bran 

Reference

  1. 1.
    K Jarrar, The use of wheat bran in prophylaxis of calcium oxalate patients and for reduction of calcium excretion, in: “Urolithiasis and Clinical Research”, PO Schwille, LH Smith, WG Robertson, and W Vahlensieck, eds., Plenum Press, New York (1985).Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1989

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. L. Strohmaier
    • 1
  • M. Kalchthaler
    • 1
  • K.-H. Bichler
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of UrologyEberhard-Karls UniversityTübingenGermany

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