Prevention of nephrolithiasis: a review

Pietro Manuel Ferraro, Gianmarco Lombardi, Giovanni Gambaro

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Nephrolithiasis is a very common condition, with a prevalence of about 8% in the general population. Genetic as well as environmental factors are thought to contribute to its pathogenesis. Environmental and especially dietary factors are important in primary as well as in secondary prevention. We review the relevant literature of factors associated with an increased risk of stones that might be object of medical prevention for nephrolithiasis.
Titolo tradotto del contributo[Autom. eng. transl.] Prevention of nephrolithiasis: a review
Lingua originaleItalian
pagine (da-a)88-92
Numero di pagine5
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2014


  • Allopurinol
  • Citrates
  • Dehydration
  • Diet
  • Disease Susceptibility
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Life Style
  • Male
  • Medicine (all)
  • Meta-Analysis as Topic
  • Nephrolithiasis
  • Obesity
  • Oxalic Acid
  • Primary Prevention
  • Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
  • Risk Factors
  • Secondary Prevention
  • Sodium, Dietary
  • Thiazides


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