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 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 165 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2001
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/s0022-5347(05)66196-4
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF UROLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.2328-2330


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.