Cystine calculi in children: The results of a metabolic evaluation and response to medical therapy

Tekin A., Tekgul S., Atsu N., Sahin A., Bakkaloglu M.

JOURNAL OF UROLOGY, vol.165, no.6, pp.2328-2330, 2001 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 165 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0022-5347(05)66196-4
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.2328-2330
  • Keywords: calculi, cystine, abnormalities, NEPHROLITHIASIS, RESTRICTION, MANAGEMENT, IMPACT, SODIUM, RISK
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No


Purpose: We describe baseline metabolic abnormalities and evaluate mercaptopropionylglycine plus potassium citrate treatment for urinary abnormalities and to prevent new stone formation in children with cystine stones.